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

Johnson & Johnson Remicade Anti-Competition Antitrust Class Action

In 2010, Congress enacted a Biologics Price Competition and Innovation Act to enable biosimilar drugs to receive approval, to spur price competition for drugs. However, the complaint for this class action alleges that when other companies developed competitors for Remicade, Johnson & Johnson (J&J) unfairly blocked their access to the market, with exclusivity contracts and  Read more

Antitrust
Pharmaceuticals, Antitrust

Davis Vision Pennsylvania Vision Insurance Eyecare Antitrust Class Action Lawsuit

This antitrust class action has been brought against Davis Vision and related parties, alleging that the company has used its market dominance as a provider of vision insurance benefits to enforce anticompetitive and other unlawful practices in the Pennsylvania eye care market.  Read more

Antitrust
Collusion & Price Fixing, Antitrust

Glyburide Price Hike Class Action Lawsuit

            This class action lawsuit alleges that Heritage Pharmaceuticals conspired to raise prices of glyburide and made illegal agreements with co-conspirator manufactures to allocate customers in the glyburide market.   Read more

Antitrust
Collusion and Price Fixing

Econazole Fougara Antitrust Class Action Lawsuit

This lawsuit claims that Fougera engaged in a conspiracy to fix, raise, maintain, and stabilize the prices of their Econazole antifungal cream by making agreements with generic manufacturers to keep prices high.  Read more

Antitrust
Collusion and Price Fixing

Fiat Chrysler VGP Dealership Lawsuit

The plaintiffs in this lawsuit allege that Fiat Chrysler (FCA) has engaged in and continues to engage in a performance driving program dubbed “Volume Growth Program” (VGP) in which dealers that sell higher volumes of vehicles can attain a VGP status.  The VGP program provides dealerships subsidies on each and every new motor vehicles sale  Read more

Antitrust
Collusion and Price Fixing

1-800 Contacts Google Search Antitrust Lawsuit

This lawsuit alleges that 1-800 Contacts engaged in price fixing and collusion by preventing online competition in the market for contact-lenses.  This was done by entering into agreements with competitors that restricted bidding on advertising on Google by keywords and forcing competitors to advertise based on “negative” key words.  These actions violate the Sherman Antitrust  Read more

Antitrust
Collusion and Price Fixing

Chicken Producers Antitrust Class Action Lawsuit

How many chickens crossed the road?  This lawsuit alleges not nearly as many as should have! It alleges that for at least four years the largest chicken producers took unprecedented steps to jointly manage the output of “broilers” and therefore violated federal and state antitrust laws.  Read more

Antitrust
Collusion & Price Fixing

Google Antitrust Class Action

This class action alleges that Google restrains competition and uses unlawful means to maintain its monopoly in general and handheld search, thereby violating antitrust laws.  Read more

Antitrust