National Association of Realtors Anti-Competitive Rules Class Action

This class action involves the National Association of Realtors (NAR), The San Francisco Association of Realtors (SFAR), Greater San Diego Association of Realtors (SDAR), and a number of other real-estate-related entities. The complaint alleges that these entities have engaged in anti-competitive conduct that has resulted in “artificially inflated commissions” and higher prices paid by home  Read more

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Power Window Switches Direct Purchasers Litigation

Nidec Mobility Corporation, formerly known as Omron Automotive Electronics Co., Ltd. (NMOJ), Toyo Denso Co., Ltd., and Weastec, Inc. are settling a portion of a very large automotive parts antitrust litigation for power window switches, which raise or lower vehicle windows. The complaint alleged that NMOJ and other makers of the switches conspired to raise  Read more

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Fuel Senders Direct Purchaser Antitrust Litigation

Yazaki Corporation, Denso Korea Corporation, and two groups of related companies have agreed to settle antitrust class actions alleging they conspired to raise or fix prices, rig bids, and allocate the market for direct purchases of fuel senders sold in the US. The complaint alleged that the companies’ conduct violated antitrust laws and caused purchasers  Read more

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Jeld-Wen, Masonite Interior Molded Doors Settlement

Jeld-Wen, Inc. and Masonite Corporation are joining in a settlement alleging they conspired to artificially raise the price of interior molded doors (IMDs). Each company will be paying $9,750,000, for a total of nearly $20 million. The complaint alleged that, as a result of the companies’ conspiracy, consumers and businesses who bought the doors indirectly,  Read more

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Butter and Cheese Antitrust Settlement

A $220 million settlement resolves an antitrust class action alleging that Cooperatives Working Together (CWT) along with National Milk Producers Federation, Agri-Mark, Inc., Dairy Farmers of America, Inc., and Land O’Lakes, Inc. The consolidated complaint alleged that these defendants violated the Sherman Act by conspiring to limit the production of milk through premature herd retirement  Read more

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Geisinger, Evangelical Community No-Poach Agreement Class Action

This class action takes issue with a no-poach agreement allegedly made between Geisinger Health and Evangelical Community Hospital in central Pennsylvania. The complaint alleges that the no-poach agreement reduced competition for healthcare workers in the area and suppressed mobility and wages in that market.  Read more

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Facebook and Google Secret Advertising Agreement Antitrust Class Action

Digital advertising is big business now, expected to total $198 billion in 2021. The complaint for this antitrust class action brings suit against Facebook, Inc. and Google, LLC (along with its parent company, Alphabet, Inc.), saying that the two should be vigorous competitors for advertising yet claiming that they are not. The case centers on  Read more

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Pre-Filled Propane Tanks Antitrust Settlement

AmeriGas has decided to settle its part in a litigation against it and Ferrellgas, which does business as Blue Rhino. The complaint alleged that the two companies agreed to reduce the amount of propane gas in their pre-filled tanks from seventeen to fifteen pounds without lowering the price. This, the complaint alleged, improperly raised the  Read more

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Crop Input Makers, Wholesalers, and Retailers Antitrust Class Action

“Crop inputs” include both seeds and crop protection products, such as fungicides, herbicides, and insecticides. This antitrust class action brings suit against a group of manufacturer defendants—Bayer CropScience, Inc., Corteva, Inc., Syngenta Corporation, and BASF Corporation—and two other groups of wholesaler and retailer defendants, alleging the companies “have established a secretive distribution process that keeps  Read more

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Conspiracy Alleged to Stop Retail Buys of Certain Securities Class Action

The complaint for this class action describes what it calls “a conspiracy to deprive individual investors … of their ability to invest in the open market in the midst of an unprecedent[ed] stock rise so that Defendants could shield themselves from incurring substantial losses as a result of their own high-risk short selling strategies.” The  Read more

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