HP Allowed To Contest $9M Freight Price-Fixing Deal

Law360, New York (March 13, 2012, 1:36 PM EDT) -- A New York federal judge on Tuesday allowed Hewlett-Packard Co. to argue against a $9 million “take it or leave it” settlement reached with freight forwarder and alleged price-fixer Deutsche Bahn AG that HP claims unfairly bars class members from seeking relief.

U.S. District Judge John Gleeson granted HP's motion to intervene in a class action that has yielded settlements totaling $29 million from Deutsche Bahn and several other companies accused of conspiring to violate competition laws by setting artificially high prices for their forwarding services....
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