Judge Gives Tentative OK To 7 Deals In Hot Fuel MDL

Law360, New York (November 20, 2012, 10:38 PM ET) -- A Kansas federal judge on Tuesday preliminarily approved seven amended settlements in multidistrict litigation against companies that allegedly sold gas without revealing or accounting for temperature expansion, but declined to sign off on Exxon Mobil Corp.'s amended deal.

The plaintiffs' suit claims that because the defendants sold motor fuel for a specified price per gallon without disclosing or adjusting for temperature expansion in 26 states, they were liable under state law theories including breach of contract, breach of warranty, fraud and consumer protection.

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