Judge Delays Final Judgment On Costco Hot Fuel Settlement

Law360, New York (July 27, 2012, 4:07 PM EDT) -- A Kansas federal judge on Thursday declined to issue a final judgment in a class settlement over Costco Wholesale Corp.'s alleged practice of selling gas without revealing or accounting for temperature expansion, saying some plaintiffs' oppositions need to be handled first.

U.S. District Judge Kathryn H. Vratil granted final approval of the plaintiffs’ class action settlement with defendant Costco in April, but did not rule on awarding up to $10 million attorneys’ fees or enter final judgment on plaintiffs’ claims that Costco does not adjust the...
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