Indirect Purchaser Classes Stand In LCD Price-Fixing Case

Law360, New York (January 26, 2012, 10:06 PM EST) -- A California federal judge refused Thursday to decertify classes of indirect purchasers in a price-fixing case against LG Display Co. Ltd. and other makers of flat panel displays, rejecting arguments that the plaintiffs can't adequately identify indirect purchasers of the panels or quantify damages in the case.

The electronics makers argued in November that the indirect purchaser classes did not meet ascertainability standards because television and computer makers didn't always keep comprehensive records of which manufacturers' liquid crystal display panels they used in each device they...
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