Philly Cab Cos. Sue City Over Uber, Lyft 'Favoritism'

Law360, New York (August 30, 2016, 5:15 PM EDT) -- A coalition comprising about 80 percent of Philadelphia’s licensed taxicabs and dispatchers filed a complaint against the Philadelphia Parking Authority in Pennsylvania federal court, claiming that its regulatory favoritism toward so-called transportation network companies such as Uber Technologies Inc. and Lyft Inc. has put traditional cab companies on the path to bankruptcy.

A group of about 130 plaintiffs who “control well over 1,200 of the 1,631 Philadelphia taxi medallions,” said in the complaint on Friday that the PPA, by permitting ride-hailing companies to operate in the...
To view the full article, register now.

Documents

Related

Sections

Case Information

Case Title

CHECKER CAB PHILADELPHIA, INC. et al v. THE PHILADELPHIA PARKING AUTHORITY et al


Case Number

2:16-cv-04669

Court

Pennsylvania Eastern

Nature of Suit

Civil Rights: Other

Judge

MICHAEL M. BAYLSON

Date Filed

August 26, 2016

Law Firms

Companies

UK Financial Services

UK Financial Services

Read Our Latest UK Financial Services Coverage

Financial Services Law360 UK provides breaking news and analysis on the financial sector. Coverage includes UK and European Union policy, enforcement, and litigation involving banks, asset management firms, and other financial services organizations.