7-Eleven, Other Gas Retailers Can't Escape Hot Fuel MDL

Law360, New York (August 16, 2012, 4:08 PM EDT) -- A Kansas federal judge on Wednesday kept alive class claims against 7-Eleven Inc. and other major gas station chains in a multidistrict litigation alleging they sold gasoline without revealing or accounting for temperature expansion, refusing to reconsider a denial of the retailers' motion to dismiss.

The plaintiffs claim that because the defendants sold motor fuel for a specified price per gallon without disclosing or adjusting for gasoline's expansion in warmer temperatures, they are liable under state law theories including breach of contract, breach of warranty, fraud...
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