Gasoline expands at higher temperatures. For years, gas stations did not account for that factor, meaning consumers got less energy in the summer from a gallon of fuel. After a series of stories in the Star, class action lawsuits ultimately led to settlements. On Tuesday, a federal judge ruled on attorneys fees in the litigation.
Gasoline expands at higher temperatures. For years, gas stations did not account for that factor, meaning consumers got less energy in the summer from a gallon of fuel. After a series of stories in the Star, class action lawsuits ultimately led to settlements. On Tuesday, a federal judge ruled on attorneys fees in the litigation. File photo by Keith Myers kmyers@kcstar.com
Gasoline expands at higher temperatures. For years, gas stations did not account for that factor, meaning consumers got less energy in the summer from a gallon of fuel. After a series of stories in the Star, class action lawsuits ultimately led to settlements. On Tuesday, a federal judge ruled on attorneys fees in the litigation. File photo by Keith Myers kmyers@kcstar.com

Attorneys fees ruling comes in ‘hot fuel’ case

August 24, 2016 6:17 PM