Shook Hardy Cools Plaintiffs' Claims in 'Hot Fuel' Case

, The Litigation Daily


The Kansas City Star triggered a wave of class actions across the country when it estimated that expanding gas volumes in hot weather were costing consumers billions in hidden costs at the pump. Now jurors in Kansas City, Kan., have delivered the first jury verdict in the resulting federal litigation, absolving three retailers at the center of the "hot fuel" mess.

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