Plaintiff Bows Out of Chloroprene Case

Law360, New York (July 9, 2007, 12:00 AM EDT) -- There are no more claims concerning a particular type of polychloroprene rubber in the multidistrict antitrust litigation accusing manufacturers of price-fixing after the last plaintiff relinquished its final claim against Chemtura Corp.

On Friday, a federal judge granted Parker Hannifin Corp.'s motion to dismiss its charge concerning ethylene propylene diene monomer rubber (EPDM) against Chemtura with prejudice in the U.S. District Court for the District of Connecticut.

Claims concerning other types of rubber remain pending in the putative class action, according to court documents.

“Because no...
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