Labaton Sues Auto Parts Cos. On Heels Of DOJ Fine

Law360, New York (October 6, 2011, 5:25 PM EDT) -- Labaton Sucharow LLP on Wednesday hit seven automotive wire harness system suppliers with a proposed antitrust class action in Michigan, a week after defendant Furukawa Electric Co. Ltd. pled guilty to similar price-fixing charges brought by U.S. prosecutors.

Plaintiffs' firm Labaton Sucharow LLP filed the lawsuit on behalf of a proposed class of indirect purchasers of the wire harness systems, just shy of a week after the U.S. Department of Justice secured a guilty plea and a massive $200 million criminal fine from Furukawa, the first...
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