Federal Judge Remands Fuel-Payment Dispute To Oklahoma State Court
Mealey's (February 10, 2016, 3:44 PM EST) -- TULSA, Okla. — An Oklahoma federal judge on Feb. 9 remanded to state court a dispute between a franchisor and franchisee over a fuel-marketing agreement, finding that her court lacked subject matter jurisdiction (AVP Metro Petroleum LLC v. Morad Sepahvand d/b/a Moe’s Mart, No. 14-CV-0616, N.D. Okla.; 2016 U.S. Dist. LEXIS 15543).
(Opinion available. Document #98-160308-008Z.)
In remanding the case to the Tulsa County District Court, U.S. Judge Claire V. Eagan of the Northern District of Oklahoma said plaintiff AVP Metro Petroleum LLC asserted state law...