When Edward Ritti learned on the morning of his move that, despite a paid reservation, U-Haul was unable to give him a truck, his anger resonated long after. After learning he was far from alone in his distress, Ritti filed a proposed consumer class action alleging that U-Haul breaches its contracts. Now a federal judge has hit the brakes, ruling that because Ritti's claim hinges on specific details of his interactions with U-Haul, he cannot function as a "typical" representative of a nationwide class.
Federal Judge Sends Packing Would-Be Class Suing U-Haul
The Legal Intelligencer
May 2, 2006