Costco To Convert Gas Pumps In Hot Fuel MDL Deal

Law360, New York (April 23, 2009, 12:00 AM EDT) -- Costco Wholesale Corp. has reached a settlement to resolve a proposed class action that the retailer shortchanged drivers through deceptive and unfair retail motor fuel sales practices.

In a motion seeking preliminary approval Wednesday, plaintiffs in the hot fuel multidistrict litigation told the U.S. District Court for the District of Kansas that Costco had agreed to convert all of its gas dispensers in Alabama, Arizona, California, Florida, Georgia, Kentucky, Nevada, New Mexico, North Carolina, South Carolina, Tennessee, Texas, Utah and Virginia to automatic temperature compensation dispensers....
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