Rail Shippers Defeat BNSF, CSX, NS, and UP’s Makes an attempt to Insulate Anticompetitive Conduct from Legal responsibility

Rail Shippers Defeat BNSF, CSX, NS, and UP’s Attempts to Insulate Anticompetitive Conduct from Liability


WASHINGTON, Feb. 19, 2021 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) — Today, in the United States District Court for the District of Columbia, Judge Paul Friedman denied a motion by the defendant railroads BNSF, CSX, NS, and UP in In re Rail Freight Fuel Surcharge Antitrust Litigation (Case No. 07-489) to exclude certain evidence from future antitrust trials. The plaintiffs in this multidistrict litigation, which began as a class action and now comprises more than 200 of the country’s largest rail shippers,…