Settlement Classes OK'd In Canadian Car Antitrust MDL

Law360, New York (October 5, 2010, 6:23 PM EDT) -- A federal judge has agreed to certify two settlement classes that could stand to collect about $37 million in exchange for resolving claims accusing Toyota Motor Sales USA Inc. and the Canadian Automobile Dealers Association of conspiring to keep cheap Canadian cars out of the U.S. market.

Judge D. Brock Hornby of the U.S. District Court for the District of Maine on Monday granted the plaintiffs’ bid for certification of the nationwide Toyota and CADA settlement classes under Rule 23(b)(3) for the purpose of sending out...
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