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Big Oil fee restriction does not apply to middlemen: Md. appeals court

A 1970s-era law to protect independent gas station owners financially against their big oil company suppliers provides no safeguard when the alleged price gouger is the middleman delivering the fuel, Maryland’s second highest court ruled Wednesday in calling the 40-year-old ...

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Of wells and hot tubs at the Exxon trial

Two notes from observing testimony the last few days in Jacksonville residents’ mass-action lawsuit against Exxon Mobil Corp. stemming from a 25,000-plus-gallon gas station leak in 2006. – One argument I do not remember hearing during the first trial regarding ...

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Lawsuits progress in two gas station leaks

A trial in the second mass-action lawsuit stemming from a major 2006 gasoline leak at a Jacksonville gas station, set for early next month, has been postponed. Theodore M. Flerlage Jr., the lead lawyer for the plaintiffs, said the start ...

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