Sulfuric Acid Makers Fail To Kill Antitrust Class Action

Law360, New York (September 24, 2010, 7:45 PM EDT) -- A federal judge has paved the way for an antitrust class action to move forward against Norfalco and most of the other sulfuric acid producers accused of engaging in a scheme to fix the prices of the chemical in the U.S. and Canada.

Judge David Coar of the U.S. District Court for the Northern District of Illinois on Friday shot down most of the producers’ bids to toss the case, holding that the plaintiffs raised enough issues of “contested material fact” to bring their claims alleging...
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