DC Circ. Hears Arguments On Rail Fuel Price-Fixing

Law360, New York (February 9, 2010, 3:51 PM EST) -- The U.S. Court of Appeals for the District of Columbia Circuit heard oral arguments on Tuesday in a price-fixing suit brought against the four largest American railroads over rail freight fuel surcharges, an appeal of a district court case in which the plaintiffs' claims for monetary damages were dismissed.

The first issue on appeal is whether the U.S. District Court for the District of Columbia correctly decided that the remedies provided under the rail part of the Interstate Commerce Commission Termination Act of 1995 preempt the...
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