Court Orders Landlord to Stop Blockading Tenants’ Customer Access Roads
What Happened: It was a long running dispute: The landlord thought the tenant owed Terminal Usage Fees; the tenant disagreed. In a civil society, there are courts to resolve these types of disputes. But instead of filing a lawsuit, the landlord took matters into its own hands by blocking the access roads used by customers to get to the tenants’ liquid petroleum tanks. Rather than give in to extortion, the tenant went to court seeking a preliminary injunction barring the landlord from blocking the access roads.