Ice Co. Antitrust Qui Tam Suit A Retread Of MDL: Judge

Law360, New York (December 7, 2011, 6:59 PM EST) -- A Michigan federal judge on Wednesday dismissed a whistleblower's suit alleging his former employer conspired with other ice companies to overcharge the government, saying he hadn't told the government anything that couldn't have been gleaned in related price-fixing multidistrict litigation.

U.S. District Judge Paul D. Borman ruled that the allegations in Martin G. McNulty's False Claims Act price-fixing suit against Reddy Ice Holdings Inc., Arctic Glacier Inc. and Home City Ice Co. Inc. hadn't shown the government anything it didn't already know and therefore should be...
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