Covestro Plant

Makers of MDI and TDI Foam Ingredients Antitrust Class Action

The complaint for this class action alleges that an anticompetitive conspiracy has existed in the US to raise the price of MDIs and TDIs, which are precursor ingredients for foam and related products, since at least January 1, 2016.  Read more

Antitrust
Collusion & Price Fixing, Antitrust
Micron DRAM

Micron, Samsung, and Hynix DRAM Price Inflation Antitrust Class Action

When a handful of companies control 95% of a market, it is much easier to make anticompetitive arrangements. That has been the situation in the DRAM market, and the complaint for this class action claims that makers of DRAM components did in fact conspire to fix and inflate prices, causing price rises of, on average,  Read more

Antitrust
Antitrust
Three Pieces of Raw Pork

Pork Producers Anticompetitive Conspiracy Class Action

The complaint for this class action details what it alleges is an anticompetitive conspiracy among the principal pork producers and a provider of statistics that has allowed them to raise pork prices since 2009. The complaint claims that the conspiracy violates federal antitrust laws.  Read more

Antitrust
Antitrust
Los Angeles Highways

California Artificial Gas Shortage and High Prices Antitrust Class Action

Did companies keep the price of gasoline high in California while the rest of the country was enjoying lower prices? The complaint for this antitrust class action claims that a conspiracy kept the price as much as $1.50 higher than the national average, and that Californians paid $10 billion more for gas than they should  Read more

Antitrust
Energy, Antitrust
Illustration of Train Braking System

Knorr, Westinghouse, Other Rail Companies No-Poach Antitrust Class Action

The complaint for this class action alleges that the anti-competitive agreements between rail companies in this case were aimed not at limiting technology or suppressing new products or keeping prices high. They were aimed at limiting competition for workers and keeping wages down. The complaint claims that on April 3, 2018, the Antitrust Division of  Read more

Antitrust
Antitrust
Row of Dental Instruments

Patterson Companies Dental Products Antitrust Securities Class Action

The complaint for this securities class action claims that Patterson Companies, Inc., colluded with its two main dental product competitors to keep prices high and maintain profit margins. Among other things, the companies agreed not to do business with Group Purchasing Organizations, which were intended to enable small practices to obtain bulk prices. This antitrust  Read more

Antitrust
Stock Losses, Securities, Providing False or Misleading Information
O2 Arena in London

Anschutz Entertainment Group Arena Booking Ozzy Osbourne Antitrust Class Action

“London’s most essential large concert venue” is the O2 Arena, selling fifty percent more tickets in 2016 than any other arena-sized venue in the world. Why, then, has rock star Ozzy Osbourne filed a class action relating to it? Because, the complaint says, Anschutz Entertainment Group, Inc. (AEG) requires that artists who book the O2  Read more

Antitrust
Entertainment, Antitrust
O2 Arena in London

Anschutz Entertainment Group Arena Booking Ozzy Osbourne Antitrust Class Action

“London’s most essential large concert venue” is the O2 Arena, selling fifty percent more tickets in 2016 than any other arena-sized venue in the world. Why, then, has rock star Ozzy Osbourne filed a class action relating to it? Because, the complaint says, Anschutz Entertainment Group, Inc. (AEG) requires that artists who book the O2  Read more

Antitrust
Entertainment, Antitrust

Inductors Price-Fixing and Antitrust Collusion Class Action

The US Department of Justice obtained guilty pleas in a recent antitrust case relating to makers of capacitors. Now comes a similar price-fixing case relating to makers of inductors, another type of electronic component, alleging violations of the Sherman Act. The complaint alleges that the defendants, who control 75% of the global market, colluded to  Read more

Antitrust
Collusion & Price Fixing, Antitrust

Silicone Wristband, Lanyard, and Button Antitrust Class Action

The complaint for this class action alleges that antitrust price-fixing in the business of selling and customizing the silicone wristbands for our favorite charities, the lanyards from which we hang our IDs and keys, and the pin buttons touting slogans or political candidates. Acording to the complaint, the market for these custom promotional products in  Read more

Antitrust
Collusion and Price Fixing, Antitrust