CenterPoint Dismissed From Natural Gas MDL

Law360, New York (August 21, 2007, 12:00 AM EDT) -- CenterPoint Energy Inc. has been tossed from a wide-ranging multidistrict litigation in which a number of energy companies have been accused of raising and fixing prices for natural gas in western states, with a district court dismissing the claims against it for lack of personal jurisdiction.

In an order entered Friday in the U.S. District Court for the District of Kansas, U.S. District Judge Philip M. Pro dismissed the complaint against CenterPoint after finding that the plaintiffs in the case failed to submit evidence to support...
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