Discount Tire Hidden Fee Lawsuit Runs Out Of Tread

Law360, New York (April 27, 2012, 5:03 PM EDT) -- A California federal judge on Wednesday dismissed a proposed nationwide class action accusing Discount Tire of charging customers for the disposal of their old tires without telling them up front, though an attorney for the plaintiff vowed to appeal the decision.

U.S. District Judge Lucy H. Koh granted a dismissal motion from Southern California Discount Tire Co. Inc., and its parent company, The Reinalt-Thomas Corp.

The plaintiff, California resident Geoff Williamson, claimed that Discount Tire charged him an undisclosed $2.50 per-tire fee to dispose of his...
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