3rd Circ. Skeptical Of Philly Cabbies’ Uber Antitrust Claims

Law360, Philadelphia (November 14, 2017, 3:18 PM EST) -- A Third Circuit panel on Tuesday expressed skepticism over claims by the attorney representing a group of Philadelphia taxi drivers that Uber’s entry into the city created an illegal monopoly in the vehicle-for-hire market, with multiple judges suggesting the company’s arrival was good for the consumer.

The Philadelphia Taxi Association Inc. and about 80 transportation companies are seeking to revive their lawsuit alleging that Uber Technologies Inc. illegally entered the city by ignoring taxi regulations imposed by the Philadelphia Parking Authority, and that in doing so,...
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