Ga. High Court Gives Go-Ahead To Southstar Billing Suit

Law360, New York (March 16, 2010, 3:17 PM EDT) -- Georgia’s high court has cleared the way for a putative class action alleging Southstar Energy Services LLC overcharged its natural gas customers tens of millions of dollars, upholding an appeals court's ruling that the claims are not barred by the voluntary payment doctrine.

The Supreme Court of Georgia determined Monday that the trial court in fact erred when it dismissed the complaint for failure to state a claim, favoring the appeals court's finding that the voluntary payment doctrine does not apply to claims brought under the...
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