Judge Dismisses Trucking Price-Fixing MDL

Law360, New York (January 29, 2009, 12:00 AM EST) -- In a decision interpreting the U.S. Supreme Court's recent ruling in Bell Atlantic Corp. v. Twombly, a federal judge has dismissed a multidistrict class action against a group of freight transportation carriers, ruling that the plaintiffs failed to adequately state a claim.

Judge William S. Duffey of the U.S. District Court for the Northern District of Georgia ruled that the plaintiffs did not show sufficient facts to allow the court to rule that a conspiracy between the defendants to fix prices on less-than-truckload shipping services was...
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