Judge Won't Trim LG Flat Panels From Price-Fixing MDL

Law360, New York (November 9, 2011, 7:29 PM EST) -- A California federal judge refused Wednesday to strip certain liquid crystal display panels produced only by LG Display Co. Ltd. from multidistrict antitrust litigation, despite defendants' claims that it was impossible for those panels to be part of the alleged price-fixing plot.

U.S. District Judge Susan Illston declined to grant partial summary judgment as to the panels for which LG was the "sole source," rejecting — at least for the moment — claims by defendants LG, AU Optronics Corp. and Toshiba Corp. that the panels did...
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