Halls Loses Summary Bid On Robinson-Patman Claim

Law360, New York (September 22, 2010, 5:14 PM EDT) -- Halls Sales and Marketing Inc. has lost its bid for summary judgment on a tortious interference claim it lodged as part of a consolidated suit accusing food broker Alliance Foods Inc. of helping Save-A-Lot Ltd. force its suppliers into switching their representation as part of an anti-competitive scheme to rack up commissions.

Magistrate Judge Thomas C. Mummert III issued his memorandum and order denying Halls' motion for summary judgment in the U.S. District Court for the Eastern District of Missouri on Tuesday, ruling that Halls had...
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