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Hertz Settles Over Three Dozen Lawsuits at Once, Filed Phony Theft Claims on Customers.

It was a story unlike any we'd ever seen before. The story behind the Hertz rental car company and accusations of theft made against some of their customers leading to their arrests is almost too wild to believe.
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But just such an event happening on countless occasions has finally led to definitive legal action taken against the Hertz company. This week, it finally led to a monetary payout. The story goes something like this, at least according to those affected. As far back as 2017, reports of Hertz dealerships calling in bogus vehicle theft claims have led to as many as 300 or more reports of serious repercussions. Oftentimes, leading to the unjustified arrests of Hertz vehicle drivers for no discernable reason.

But perhaps no incident more aptly contextualizes the brazenness of Hertz's false accusations than the story of Kelly Grady. Back in 2017, police camera footage from Plymouth Township in Montgomery County showed police pulling over the Hertz vehicle she'd been renting for six months after a car accident, all while menacing her with their weapons drawn. The distraught Grady was then taken into police custody and held for a scarcely believable 12 days.

To add insult to injury, Hertz processed a charge of over $4,000 to cover bringing in the vehicle for a state inspection the day before the fateful arrest. At last tally, 330 cases across the country have accused Hertz of similar transgressions and abuses leading to lost wages, severe emotional damage, and a slew of people nationwide scratching their heads as to why.

According to reports from ABC 6 Philadelphia, Kelly Grady was awarded a settlement of $100,000 compensation for her predicament. Assuming other similar cases yield the exact same result, this could result in Hertz losing as much as $330,000,000 on the whole deal. We can understand if some among you believe even this amount is insufficient considering the damage.

 
 
 
 
 

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