Mealey's Franchise - Fuel Supplier Cannot Terminate Franchise Agreement Over Alleged Price Gouging

ORLANDO, Fla. - A federal judge in Florida on July 10 granted a gasoline supply station's motion for a preliminary injunction that precludes its fuel supplier from ending a franchise agreement over complaints that the station charged $5.99 for a gallon of gasoline because the supplier is required under the agreement to rebrand the station if it cannot use a particular brand of fuel (LLB Convenience & Gas Inc. v. Southeast Petro Distributors Inc., No. 18-cv-914-Orl-40TBS, M.D. Fla., 2018 U.S. Dist. LEXIS 116369).
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