SC Wants In On Protest Of $5M Epson LCD Antitrust Deal

Law360, New York (November 9, 2011, 2:37 PM EST) -- The state of South Carolina on Tuesday asked a court to let it join Illinois and Washington state in opposing a settlement with Epson Imaging Devices Corp. that would prevent the states' liquid crystal display purchasers from seeking further damages in the long-running multidistrict price-fixing litigation.

South Carolina said in an amicus brief in California federal court that if Epson’s proposed settlement agreement with a class of indirect purchasers of the company’s thin-film transistor liquid crystal display products is approved, the settlement will effectively bar South...
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