Hausfeld LLP

A judge's Feb. 19 decision is "a single stop along a lengthy litigation trip" for shippers who have filed antitrust actions against railroads alleging a conspiracy to set fuel surcharges, says Railway Age Capitol Hill Contributing Editor Frank N. Wilner.

Score One for Shippers in Ongoing Fuel Surcharge Case

A federal district court on Feb. 19 ruled in the plaintiffs’ favor on multi-district litigation comprising more than 200 shippers who allege that BNSF, CSX, Norfolk Southern and Union Pacific have conspired to engage in fuel surcharge price-fixing since 2003.