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Murphy Oil Gas Pump Price Display Not Deceptive

Jan. 24, 2020, 3:41 PM

The gas prices displayed at a Murphy’s Oil station in Missouri, including a three-cent per gallon discount for gas bought with a Walmart gift card, was straightforward and not deceptive, a federal court in Missouri said.

John Taylor’s would-be class suit “is based on his mistaken interpretation of the price display on the pump and his claim that he didn’t see the Walmart information that put the prices into context,” the U.S. District Court for the Eastern District of Missouri said. The court granted summary judgment to Murphy Oil USA Inc.

Taylor alleged the pumps listed two prices for each...

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