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NY Appeals Court Upholds Vicarious Liability Repeal

In a major victory for the vehicle renting and leasing industry, a New York appellate court has upheld the Graves Amendment as constitutional and valid.

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Florida Court Upholds Graves Amendment – Again

The positive ruling on the Graves Amendment's constitutionality is the second time that Florida's Third District Court of Appeals has upheld the authority of the federal law.

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Vicarious Liability Reform Advances in Alberta

Legislation that would cap potential vicarious liability awards was recently introduced in the provincial Legislative Assembly.

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Graves Amendment Upheld in Florida

A Florida Court of Appeals prohibits vehicle rental company liability when there is no negligence.

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TRALA Defends Industry Position in Vicarious Liability Cases

TRALA supports Vanguard's position in the appeal of Garcia v. Vanguard and is working with an international coalition in seeking the elimination of liability without fault in Alberta, Canada.

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What Happened in Vegas...

Should be broadcast to every RAC in America.

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The New ACRA: Going to Bat for You

The primary objective of the American Car Rental Association is to fight for sensible legislation affecting the car rental industry on a local, state and national level.

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Highway Bill Rids Industry of Vicarious Liability

MONTGOMERY, Ill. --- President George W. Bush on Aug. 10 signed the federal highway bill, which included an amendment eliminating vicarious liability for the vehicle renting and leasing industries. The law took effect immediately.

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Highway Bill to End RAC Vicarious Liability

WASHINGTON D.C. --- The U.S. Congress last week approved legislation aimed at ending the practice of holding vehicle renting and leasing companies liable for the accidents of their customers or lessees.

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Federal Tort Reform Efforts Focus on Transportation Bill

The battle to repeal or limit vicarious liability is still being waged in New York and Connecticut at the state level, but federal reform efforts may hold the most promise.

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House Snubs Amendment to Repeal Vicarious Liability

WASHINGTON, D.C. -- In a setback for the industry's federal tort reform efforts, the House on April 1 rejected a proposed transportation bill amendment aimed at repealing all state vicarious lia...

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Vicarious Liability Reform Effort Sets Sights on Washington

WASHINGTON D.C. -- A coalition of vehicle rental and leasing companies this month launched an aggressive lobbying campaign for federal legislation that would override state vicarious liability l...

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