Boston Cabbies Say Uber Is Tainting Prospective Jury Pool
Law360 (May 23, 2019, 9:34 PM EDT) -- Uber is trying to influence potential jurors by sending emails and running advertisements touting its safety, Boston-area taxi companies told a Massachusetts federal judge Wednesday, arguing Uber riders shouldn't serve as jurors if their suit over the ride-hailing service's pricing and other business practices goes to trial.
The taxi companies, which claim Uber got a leg up on competition by ignoring local taxi rules, filed a motion to protect the integrity of the jury last week. But since then, Uber has been sending emails that “closely echo” the factual contentions involved in the case to its Boston-area riders, they said in an 11-page...
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