Fla. Builder Joins Fray Over Cement Price-Fixing

Law360, New York (November 13, 2009, 4:42 PM EST) -- Asterisk Luxury Homes Inc. has become the latest to file a putative class action accusing a group of cement and concrete suppliers of plotting to fix the prices of building materials in Florida.

The homebuilder filed suit Thursday in the U.S. District Court for the Southern District of Florida, alleging that several cement and concrete suppliers conspired to fix the prices of cement and ready-mix concrete in Florida, and plotted to eliminate their primary competitors for the sale of concrete, in violation of federal antitrust law....
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