Judge Urged To OK $22M Hot Fuel Deal With Shell, Others

Law360, New York (October 22, 2012, 4:04 PM EDT) -- Royal Dutch Shell PLC and other defendants in multidistrict litigation that allegedly sold gas without revealing or accounting for temperature expansion have made enough changes to a proposed $21.7 million settlement to warrant its approval, plaintiffs told a Kansas federal judge Friday.

The deal to resolve the claims was first struck in June, but U.S. District Judge Kathryn H. Vratil in September declined to grant the plaintiff's first motion for preliminary approval because she said there were too many questions about how much benefit class members...
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