Baggage Delivery Antitrust Suit Sent Packing

Law360, New York (December 21, 2011, 3:09 PM EST) -- An antitrust suit lodged by lost baggage delivery company Expedite Inc. against Plus Bags Cars & Serv LLC, its rival at Oregon's Portland International Airport, was dismissed Monday by a federal judge.

In a brief order, U.S. District Judge Marco A. Hernandez adopted a magistrate judge's recommendation that the antitrust claims in the suit be dismissed with prejudice, while granting Expedite leave to amend its fraud claim with greater specificity.

In his October recommendation, U.S. Magistrate Judge John V. Acosta wrote that Expedite's claim that Plus...
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