Vermont Fuel Stations Gasoline Price Fixing Settlement

R.L. Vallee, Inc., S.B. Collins, Inc., Wesco, Inc., and Champlain Oil Company, Inc. are agreeing to settle a class action about pricing-fixing for gasoline in northwestern Vermont. The complaint alleged the companies agreed to fix prices and allocate customers in violation of the Vermont Consumer Protection Act.  Read more

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New Vehicles Wire Harness Price-Fixing Settlement

A number of defendants have agreed to settle class actions alleging they broke antitrust laws by conspiring to fix or raise the cost of wire harnesses for new vehicles in Canada. Wire harnesses are electrical distribution systems that direct and control electronic components, wiring, and circuit boards in vehicles.  Read more

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Forest Laboratories Namenda Alzheimer’s Drug Antitrust Class Action

This antitrust class action alleges that Forest Laboratories, LLC attempted to retain its monopoly on its $1.5 billion-per-year drug, Namenda IR by preventing less expensive generics from coming to market. Namenda IR is prescribed to treat moderate to severe dementia in Alzheimer’s patients. It was approved by the Food and Drug Administration (FDA) in 2003.  Read more

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Gilead and Others HIV Drug Anticompetitive Agreements Class Action

Anticompetitive efforts in the field of pharmaceuticals have become more sophisticated in recent years. This antitrust class action concerns combination antiretroviral therapy (cART) regimen drugs used by patients with human immunodeficiency virus (HIV), a condition that can lead to Acquired Immunodeficiency Syndrome (AIDS) and death. The complaint alleges that a number of companies have conspired  Read more

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Lovenox/Enoxaparin Antitrust Settlement

Momenta Pharmaceuticals, Inc. and Sandoz, Inc. are settling an antitrust class action alleging that they conspired to keep the prices of Lovenox and its generic enoxaparin higher than they should have been by manipulating the generic approvals process. While Momenta did not create the drug, the complaint says the companies manipulated the process to bring  Read more

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Disposable Contact Lens Antitrust Settlement

Two defendants are settling an antitrust case about contact lens pricing, while three others are continuing the litigation. CooperVision, Inc. (CVI) and Bausch & Lomb, Inc. (B&L) have reached settlement agreements in a case claiming that five companies agreed to Unilateral Pricing Policies that set minimum prices and allegedly violated antitrust laws. The litigation is  Read more

Transpacific Airline Flights Settlement

All Nippon Airways Company, Limited (ANA) was the last holdout in a class action against thirteen airlines for conspiring to fix prices on transpacific travel and on fuel surcharges for such travel. It has now agreed to pay $58 million to settle its portion of this case. The other defendants, who participated in two previous  Read more

The Estates Suppression of Foreclosure Bids North Carolina Class Action

This class action brings an antitrust suit against The Estates, LLC, and other associated groups for alleged bid-rigging among those who bid on foreclosed homes. The plaintiffs are former homeowners who claim to have been paid less for their properties because of the Estates rules that limit bidding by members.   Read more

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Auto Parts INDIRECT Purchaser Antitrust Litigation, Round 4 Settlement

This large lawsuit has been assembled from various antitrust class actions against makers of auto parts. The complaints allege that the makers entered into unlawful agreements that caused people to pay more for automobiles and parts than they would have otherwise. Round 1, 2, and 3 settlements included 11, 12, and 33 defendants respectively; this  Read more

Alum Antitrust Direct Purchasers Partial Settlement

Three of the defendants have put up a total of more than $5 million to settle an antitrust class action on behalf of direct purchasers of alum. Alum is used to treat drinking water, control algae in lakes and ponds, treat wastewater, and for certain manufacturing purposes. The complaint alleged that the makers conspired to  Read more