Thursday, February 2

Florida

Hertz is being sued again after customers were wrongly accused of stealing cars
Florida, U.S.

Hertz is being sued again after customers were wrongly accused of stealing cars

A lawsuit has been filed in Florida after several customers were reported to police for stealing cars from Hertz. This caused the police to not only pull them over, but in some cases, the customers were held at gunpoint, arrested, and charged with grand theft auto. Similar cases have been filed across the country over the last few years. According to the lawsuit, filed in Miami's 11th Judicial Circuit, on August 15, 2022, this is not a new problem and has been happening for years and accuses the car rental company of putting profits first, and their customer's liberty and freedom last by ignoring policies they enacted to deal with "overdue" and "lost inventory" case. Furthermore, the lawsuit quotes Hertz from an article written in The Philadelphia Inquirer on August 3, 2020, by Sam ...