July 16, 2013 – Cleveland.com – Jimmy Haslam settles fuel rebate shortage lawsuits; preliminary order filed in Arkansas court

Jimmy Haslam settles fuel rebate shortage lawsuits; preliminary order filed in Arkansas court

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Alison Grant, The Plain Dealer By Alison Grant, The Plain Dealer
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on July 16, 2013 at 6:18 PM, updated July 17, 2013 at 8:09 AM

CLEVELAND, Ohio — Jimmy Haslam’s Pilot Flying J reached a settlement agreement today with trucking companies that sued Pilot over claims of fuel rebate fraud — a tentative deal that could halt a nationwide string of lawsuits against the family business.

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