Ice Cos. Look To Ax Indirect Purchasers From MDL

Law360, New York (November 24, 2009, 2:43 PM EST) -- The three packaged-ice distributors accused in multidistrict litigation of violating the Sherman Act by agreeing not to compete with each other have asked a federal judge to toss claims brought by a putative class of indirect purchasers.

Reddy Ice Holdings Inc., Arctic Glacier International Inc. and The Home City Ice Co. made their bid to chip away at the antitrust litigation on Monday in the U.S. District Court for the Eastern District of Michigan, arguing that the indirect purchasers had failed to state a claim upon...
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