Central pieces of evidence have gone go missing when U-Haul gets sued, LAT reports in the 3rd part of its investigation into the do-it-yourself moving company. In 11 out of 10,000 lawsuits filed against the company since 1998, items such as faulty tires and rims at the core of the cases have vanished before or during trial.
The company says it’s accidental, while annoyed judges have thrown out U-Haul’s defense in some of these cases.
We wonder if it’s less malice and more incompetence, demonstrating the inability of U-Haul corporate to influence what happens at the ground-level in their stores, with employees just grabbing whatever spare parts are around to fix trucks, even if they have giant EVIDENCE – DO NOT TOUCH tags.
Key trial evidence goes missing [LAT] (Thanks to frinklemur!)
(Photo: Al Seib)