Customers Appeal Dismissal Of Duke Rebates Case

Law360, New York (April 30, 2010, 12:50 PM EDT) -- Electric customers are challenging a federal court’s dismissal of their putative antitrust class action accusing Duke Energy Corp. of doling out unlawful rebates to large companies, including General Motors Corp.

Anthony Williams, Munafo Inc. and other customers filed notice Thursday with the U.S. District Court for the Southern District of Ohio that they are appealing its March 2009 ruling that the court lacked subject matter jurisdiction to hear the dispute and its recent March 31 order denying the plaintiffs’ bid to alter the judgment.

Judge Edmund...
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