Ten years and classless: The Tipline for 20 August 2019

20 August 2019

An attempt to certify a class of over 16,000 shippers in the decade-long Rail Freight Fuel Surcharge antitrust litigation has been derailed after a circuit court found that the plaintiffs’ damages model did not successfully prove classwide injury. Meanwhile, multiple Amazon executives have made more than $12,000 in combined donations to House antitrust subcommittee chair David Cicilline’s campaign committee this year.