Law Firm Can't Sue Over Alleged Software Price-Fixing

Law360 (July 2, 2018, 8:11 PM EDT) -- An Illinois federal judge dismissed a lawsuit filed by Chicago law firm McGarry & McGarry LLP against a bankruptcy management software company over allegations it ran a price-fixing conspiracy Monday, finding that the firm had no standing to bring an antitrust case.

U.S. District Judge Joan Lefkow said the law firm hadn't shown how the harm from the alleged scheme had impacted the firm, which was a creditor of a bankrupt company that relied on Bankruptcy Management Solutions Inc.'s products as its Chapter 7 filing progressed.

McGarry's claim that it lost out on some recovery in the bankruptcy due to the alleged...

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