Hotwire Settles Class Action Over Hidden Tax, Insurance Fees

Law360, New York (March 21, 2014, 7:09 PM EDT) -- Hotwire Inc. on Friday agreed to pay $130,000 to settle a class action alleging it misrepresented the price for international car rentals by providing an estimated price omitting taxes and insurance fees, according to documents filed in California federal court. 

In settlement documents, lead plaintiff Daniel Shahar said the company had reached an agreement in mediation.

“Plaintiff is pleased to report that he has reached a settlement with Hotwire that squarely addresses the settlement class’ concerns and provides to the class members remedies similar to what they...
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Case Title

Shahar v. Hotwire, Inc. et al


Case Number

3:12-cv-06027

Court

California Northern

Nature of Suit

Contract: Other

Judge

Jeffrey S. White

Date Filed

November 26, 2012

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