Atlanta taxi drivers, battered by Uber and Lyft, sued to get Georgia to compensate them for what they contended was a government “taking.”
A Georgia Supreme Court ruling this week tossed that attempt. The justices were unanimous.
The taxi drivers wanted to get paid for the diminished value of city-issued taxi medallions. But the high court’s decision signals a bigger risk for those who think they can rely on government protections to limit new business rivals.
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