High Court Puts Brakes On Freight Loading Case

Law360, New York (January 8, 2008, 12:00 AM EST) -- The Supreme Court has declined to hear a legal battle that centered on allegations by two trucking companies that Burlington Northern & Santa Fe Railway Co. violated antitrust laws by engaging in illegal tying and price-fixing and conspiring to monopolize the market for the loading and unloading of dry and liquid materials.

The U.S. Supreme Court on Monday denied a petition for writ of certiorari by Truck-Rail Handling Inc. and Quality Transport Inc.

TRH’s primary business is transloading bulk commodities from a truck-trailer into a train...
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