Sherman Act, Other Claims Tossed In PR Ports Suit

Law360, New York (August 27, 2010, 5:54 PM EDT) -- A federal judge has scrapped racketeering and monopolization claims, among others, in a lawsuit lodged by a fuel provider seeking $14 million in damages from the Puerto Rican Ports Authority and the operations manager of a Puerto Rico airport.

Judge Gustavo Gelpi of the U.S. District Court for the District of Puerto Rico said in an order Thursday that Orocovis Petroleum Corp. failed in four of five counts to state plausible claims against Fred Sosa, operations manager at the Luis Munoz Marin International Airport, and ruled...
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