9th Circuit Scraps Antitrust Suit Against Providence

Law360, New York (May 22, 2008, 12:00 AM EDT) -- A federal appeals court has affirmed the dismissal of an antitrust suit alleging that Providence Health System-Oregon tried to monopolize the market for diagnostic imaging services in Portland.

The U.S. Court of Appeals for the Ninth Circuit on Tuesday agreed with a district court’s decision to toss the suit brought by East Portland Imaging Center PC and two other imaging services companies, which claimed that Providence had violated the Sherman Act.

East Portland Imaging, Body Imaging PC and Women’s Imaging PC failed to show how Providence’s...
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