Florida car rental company can’t claim damages from GM’s lost sales

By Carolina Bolado (February 4, 2022, 7:43 PM EST) – A federal judge in Florida has dismissed a claim for damages for loss of profits in a lawsuit accusing General Motors Co. of breaching its contract with a rental company cars that no longer exist by diverting a vehicle order to a competitor.

U.S. District Judge Robin L. Rosenberg on Thursday granted GM’s motion for summary judgment on the Napleton Rental Car Center’s claim for damages for lost profits after finding that the rental car company did not had provided no evidence showing that a jury would be able to calculate such damages accurately. .

Napleton said he lost profits because he had to turn away customers when…

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