Fuel Co. Says Stranded Travelers Can't Sue It Over Fire

Law360, Miami (November 14, 2013, 4:28 PM EST) -- Fuel management company Allied Aviation LLC on Wednesday said a Florida federal judge should toss a putative class action by passengers stranded after a March 2011 fuel fire at Miami International Airport, arguing that it should not be held liable for the travelers' economic damages.

In a motion filed in the Southern District of Florida, Allied Aviation, which runs a fuel farm at the airport, said the plaintiffs' alleged damages — which include money paid for hotel stays and alternate travel arrangements — are “too remote...
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