No Antitrust Immunity For Movers In Fuel Charge MDL

Law360, New York (September 11, 2009, 4:58 PM EDT) -- The judge in an antitrust MDL accusing several major moving companies, including Mayflower Transit LLC and United Van Lines LLC, of fixing the prices for fuel surcharges imposed on customers has ruled that the movers do not have statutory immunity from antitrust laws.

Judge David C. Norton of the U.S. District Court for the District of South Carolina on Thursday granted partial summary judgment to the plaintiffs in the case, a group of customers of the movers who claim the fuel surcharge amounted to far more...
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