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Hertz asks judge to park class action over phone calls made in attempt to recover unreturned rental car
Hertz Rent-A-Car is asking a federal judge to put the brakes on a class action lawsuit sparked by the company's alleged unsolicited phone calls to a man over an unreturned vehicle, after the car rental company said evidence indicates the man’s mother had supplied them with the man’s number when she rented a car, but then refused to respond to Hertz’s repeated attempts to ask for the car to be returned.
A group of Honda car owners suing the automaker for building cars containing wires coated with a soy-based compound rodents find tasty, will need to press their class action claims in California, a Chicago federal judge has ruled.
While noting the product may be better for the environment, a new class action lawsuit asserts automaker Honda hasn’t done enough to stop mice and other small animals from persistently nibbling through its cars’ electrical wires, which are coated with a soy-based insulation.
A Chicago federal judge has ruled a plaintiff, who is leading a putative class action suit against Amazon for allegedly rejecting his job application after a background check turned up what the plaintiff said is a bogus report of a drug conviction, can’t stop the online retailer from using the plaintiff’s decision to reject a settlement offer as a defense to ward off the class action suit.