Judge Sends Trimmed Comcast Antitrust Suit To Trial

Law360, New York (April 13, 2012, 6:02 PM EDT) -- A federal judge in Philadelphia on Thursday pared down an antitrust class action's allegations that Comcast Corp. established monopoly power and hiked cable prices, but said the long-running case could proceed to trial.

Judge John R. Padova partially granted a summary judgment bid from Comcast, trimming away portions of three Sherman Act claims the plaintiffs leveled in their May 2006 third amended complaint.

“We got the better end of the ruling. The core of our case will go to trial. That's what counts,” Susman Godfrey LLP's...
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