Drywall Price-Fixing Suits Merged Into MDL In Pa.

Law360, New York (April 9, 2013, 1:34 PM EDT) -- The U.S. Judicial Panel on Multidistrict Litigation on Monday created a new MDL in Pennsylvania federal court to handle antitrust class actions alleging Georgia-Pacific LLC, CertainTeed Corp., American Gypsum Co. LLC and several others conspired to jack up drywall prices.

The JPML consolidated six lawsuits and more than 14 potential tagalong actions in the Eastern District of Pennsylvania that were filed in Pennsylvania, Illinois and North Carolina by drywall purchasers who allege that 11 companies — which account for 99 percent of drywall sold in the...
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