LCD Cos. Can’t Nix Production Claims In Price-Fixing MDL

Law360, New York (November 7, 2011, 2:42 PM EST) -- A California federal judge on Friday rejected a bid by a group of liquid-crystal display makers to nix claims that they conspired to limit the production of flat-screen panels from a multidistrict price-fixing litigation.

U.S. District Judge Susan Illston denied a motion for partial summary judgment despite arguments from LG Display Co. Ltd., Toshiba Corp. and the other defendants that allegations they conspired to limit capacity and production were unfounded.

"There are numerous disputes of fact such that partial summary judgment is not appropriate," Judge Illston...
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