OKLAHOMA CITY (Legal Newsline) — An Oklahoma couple are suing Marathon Oil, alleging breach of contract and fraud.
James and Judy Grellner filed a class action complaint, individually and on behalf of all others similarly situated, Oct. 6 in U.S. District Court for the Western District of Oklahoma against Marathon Oil Company, alleging failure to pay royalty interests to the plaintiffs.
According to the complaint, James and Judy Grellner suffered monetary damages from the underpaid and unpaid royalties by Marathon. The plaintiffs allege Marathon Oil breached their contractual agreement with the plaintiff by failing to pay royalties on all products sold from the gas stream.
The Grellners seek trial by jury, actual damages, interest at the highest allowable rate, compensatory and punitive damages, court costs and any further relief the court grants. They are represented by attorneys Reagan E. Bradford and W. Mark Lanier of The Lanier Law Firm in Houston and by Rex A. Sharp of Prairie Village, Kansas.
U.S. District Court for the Western District of Oklahoma Case number 5:16-cv-01168-M