3 Retailers Reconsidered For Webkinz Antitrust MDL

Law360, New York (September 10, 2009, 3:46 PM EDT) -- A federal judge has granted Ganz Inc.'s motion to reconsider an order allowing three dismissed retailers to be readmitted to antitrust multidistrict litigation alleging that Ganz, the supplier of the popular Webkinz toys, required retailers to buy unrelated gift items in order to obtain the plush animals.

Judge Jeffrey S. White of the U.S. District Court for the Northern District of California on Wednesday vacated his Sept. 4 decision to relate a suit brought by the three Webkinz retailers to the consolidated case, ruling that Ganz's...
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