After Demise of $7.5B Accord, Restaurant Chain Sues for Relief From Credit Card Company Fees

After a $7.5 billion antitrust settlement between merchants and Visa and MasterCard over alleged fee fixing blew up last year, some big businesses have chosen to file similar claims in state court, including Texas-based Luby's Fuddruckers Restaurants who recently sued the credit card companies in a Harris County district court.

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