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Endo International Concealed Par Pharmaceuticals Conduct Securities Class Action

Endo International plc develops pharmaceutical products and generic drugs, so its acquisition of Par Pharmaceutical Holdings, Inc., a maker of generic drugs, must have seemed like a profitable move. But the complaint claims Endo concealed information then and over the next many months: that Par had colluded to fix generic drug prices, that the “double-digit  Read more

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

Foreign Exchange Benchmark Rates Antitrust Settlement

This settlement resolves allegations against some, but not all, of the defendants in this class action, with a total settlement fund of over $2 billion. The complaint alleges that a number of banks and other entities conspired to fix foreign exchange prices, in violation of the Sherman Antitrust Act, and to manipulate the foreign exchange  Read more

AT&T Mobile Unfair and Monopolistic Phone Device Practices Class Action

In this pro se case, Plaintiff Roy A. Day claims that he bought a Nokia 1520 mobile device on June 7, 2014 and that he was told that AT&T Mobile had exclusive rights to provide services to that model of phone. He claims to have followed AT&T’s instructions to have the phone unlocked, but that  Read more

Natural Gas Antitrust Settlement, Part One

Four defendants have agreed to a settlement in a larger antitrust class action that alleges that natural gas companies conspired to manipulate the price of natural gas for commercial or industrial buyers in Kansas, Missouri, and Wisconsin between January 1, 2000 and October 31, 2002. The companies that have agreed to this settlement are as  Read more

Natural Gas Antitrust Settlement, Part Two

Two more defendants have agreed to a settlement in a larger antitrust class action that alleges that natural gas companies conspired to manipulate the price of natural gas for commercial or industrial buyers in Kansas, Missouri, and Wisconsin between January 1, 2000 and October 31, 2002. The companies that have agreed to this settlement are  Read more

German Luxury Automaker Collusion and Antitrust Class Action

The pride of German industry are its automakers, which employ over 800,000 people and bring in roughly a fifth of its industrial revenue, with a worldwide reputation for precision and quality. But new class actions claim that the Volkswagen/Audi emissions scandal was just the tip of an iceberg that could rip away that fine reputation.  Read more

German Automakers Collusion Against Innovation and Competition Class Action

This class action names BMW, Volkswagen, Audi, Porsche, and Daimler as defendants, alleging that these famed car manufacturers colluded, over a period of twenty years, to keep innovation and competition down while keeping prices up. The complaint claims that the five car makers formed a Circle of Five to create a perception of innovation, competition,  Read more

Eggs and Egg Products Antitrust Settlement

This combined class action alleges that the many defendants illegally conspired to reduce the supply of eggs in the US domestic market, by means such as agreements to limit or dispose of hen flocks, a pretextual animal welfare program designed to reduce the egg supply, agreements to export eggs to remove them from the domestic  Read more

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