Waste Connections False Fuel and CPI Increases in Fees Class Action

Two different kinds of overcharges are at issue in this class action, brought against Waste Connections US, Inc., Waste Connections of the Carolinas, Inc., and Waste Connections of SC, Inc. The complaint alleges that the companies overcharge their customers through both unlawful and excessive fuel surcharges and price increases.  Read more

Waste Connections Truck in Alley with Trash Containers

Gordon Food Service Deceptive “Fuel Surcharge” Florida Class Action

Gordon Food Service, Inc. sells and distributes food to restaurants, health care and educational institutions, hotels, and other entities. This class action takes issue with the fuel surcharge that Gordon charges in addition to its prices for its food products. The complaint alleges, “Gordon’s representations, omissions, and practices in charging the Fuel Surcharge are deceptive  Read more

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Advanced Disposal Fees Georgia and Alabama Settlement

Advanced Disposal Services, Inc. and its related companies will spend just short of $3 million to resolve three class actions alleging that it charged customers improper fees. The complaints claimed that the companies did not have the right to charges the fees, which included such things as fuel surcharges, environmental fees, administrative charges.  Read more

All Nippon Airways Transpacific Antitrust Settlement

All Nippon Airways (ANA) and Japan Air Lines (JAL) are the final parties to settle in an antitrust class action about price-fixing and fuel surcharges on flights across the Pacific originating in the US. The complaint claimed that ANA and JAL agreed to fix prices on tickets and add fuel surcharges for travel between the  Read more

Airgas USA Fuel Surcharges Relation to Fuel Prices Class Action

When fuel prices were high, some companies were led to impose fuel surcharges on customers for transportation or deliveries. Although fuel prices have come down since their peaks, some of the surcharges are unchanged. The complaint for this class action alleges that Airgas USA, LLC has continued charging customers a fuel surcharge but should no  Read more

Ranks of Airgas Gas Canisters

British Airways Executive Club Fuel Surcharge Settlement

British Airways is settling with members of its Executive Club who brought a class action alleging that when frequent fliers took reward flights, the airline charged them fuel surcharges that were not reasonably related to the price of fuel.  Read more

Sysco Fuel Surcharge Settlement

Sysco is spending more than $6 million to settle three combined lawsuits, from Georgia, Florida, and California, alleging that it and some of its affiliates unfairly charged customers fuel surcharges. The lawsuits alleged that the surcharges were not truly based on the price of fuel and that they violated the terms of the contracts that  Read more

Waste Industries Surcharges Settlement

Waste Industries is making available a net settlement fund of nearly $5 million to resolve two combined class actions alleging that it charged fuel surcharges, energy recovery fees, and environmental fees, which were excessive and unlawful, which breached customer contracts, and which violated state laws in North Carolina and Georgia.   Read more

AmeriGas Propane Fuel Recovery Fees Settlement

AmeriGas has decided to settle a class action alleging that it violated Florida’s Deceptive and Unfair Trade Practices Act in the way it charged fuel recovery fee. The complaint claimed that the fee is deceptive because it does not bear a relationship to AmeriGas’s real fuel costs.   Read more

Sysco California False Fuel Surcharge Class Action

This This class action alleges that Sysco Corporation’s fuel surcharges do not bear a relationship to fluctuations in fuel charges and that they are simply considered revenue.  Read more