Judge Greenlights Linerboard Class Action

Law360, New York (September 5, 2007, 12:00 AM EDT) -- Plaintiffs have sufficiently pled that manufacturers conspired to fix linerboard prices in violation of the Sherman Act, a federal judge affirmed Thursday, while limiting the plaintiffs' proposed class period.

Judge Jan E. DuBois of the U.S. District Court for the Eastern District of Pennsylvania on Thursday issued a ruling on three separate motions for summary judgment.

The defendants' motion with respect to statutes of limitations was granted, while individual defendants Temple-Inland Inc. and Gaylor Container Corp.'s respective motions for summary judgment as to the claims of...
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