Uber Prevails Over Calif. Cab Cos.' Predatory Pricing Claims

Law360 (March 24, 2020, 10:56 PM EDT) -- A California appellate court on Monday sided with Uber in a dispute with cab companies over its fares, finding that the ride-hailing giant is exempt from the Unfair Practices Act because the California Public Utilities Commission has the power to establish Uber's fares, according to a published decision.

In three coordinated suits, several taxi companies and taxi medallion owners had claimed that Uber was in violation of the act's prohibition against so-called "below-cost sales," or selling services at less than the cost of providing them. The cab companies argued that the act's exemption for entities that fall under the jurisdiction of...

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