• "Price Gouging": What Is It?
  • September 15, 2005 | Authors: Layne E. Kruse; Peggy A. Heeg; William R. Pakalka
  • Law Firm: Fulbright & Jaworski L.L.P. - Houston Office
  • In the aftermath of Hurricane Katrina, numerous state and federal officials have opened or demanded investigations into "price gouging." At least 43 states have joined forces to investigate and prosecute claims of gasoline price gouging after receiving an influx of consumer complaints regarding the rise in gasoline prices after Hurricane Katrina.