Interlocutory Appeal Nixed In Hot Fuel MDL

Law360, New York (August 30, 2010, 2:38 PM EDT) -- A federal judge has refused to grant an interlocutory appeal to 7-Eleven Inc., Marathon Petroleum Co. LLC and other defendants in the hot fuel multidistrict litigation, reiterating that the case over the pricing of motor fuel does not encroach on policy issues relegated to Congress.

On Friday, Judge Kathryn H. Vratil of the U.S. District Court for the District of Kansas stood firm on her December ruling that canned the defendants’ bid to end the suit, emphasizing that the case does not require the court to...
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