Ali v. U.S.A. Cab. Ltd., No. D052127 - California Case Law
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Ali v. U.S.A. Cab. Ltd., No. D052127

In a wage and hour action against a taxicab company claiming that the company's leases wrongfully classified lessees as independent contractors rather than employees, a denial of class certification is affirmed where the purported class would be unmanageable, and common questions did not predominate over individual issues, given differences among lessees' situations.

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Appellate Information

Filed August 24, 2009

Judges

Opinion by Judge McConnell

Counsel

For Appellants:

Stephen J. Schultz, Marks, Golia & Finch, LLP, San Diego, CA

Bernard F. King, III, Marks, Golia & Finch, LLP, San Diego, CA

For Respondents:

Paul Kissel, Borton Petrini, LLP, San Diego, CA

Jonathan P. Geen, Borton Petrini, LLP, San Diego, CA