Kason, CHG Can't Duck Food Hardware Antitrust Claims

Law360, New York (July 12, 2011, 7:11 PM EDT) -- A California federal judge on Friday kept alive antitrust claims in a putative class action accusing Kason Industries Corp. and Component Hardware Group Inc. of fixing prices for commercial food service equipment, but trimmed common law claims from the suit.

U.S. District Judge Michael M. Anello issued a tentative ruling granting in part and denying in part the defendants' motions to dismiss the proposed indirect purchaser class action ahead of a hearing on the motions that took place Monday. Following oral arguments, the judge said he...
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