Dropped Claims End Acrylic Glass Antitrust MDL

Law360, New York (July 2, 2009, 12:00 AM EDT) -- A proposed class of indirect purchasers has withdrawn its claims in multidistrict litigation accusing Imperial Chemical Industries PLC and several other chemical companies of involvement in a conspiracy to fix and inflate the prices of methyl methacrylate and polymethyl methacrylate, bringing the litigation to a close.

Judge Timothy J. Savage of the U.S. District Court for the Eastern District of Pennsylvania on Wednesday dismissed five different lawsuits in the MDL.

The plaintiffs withdrew their claims after Judge Savage indicated that he was not inclined to grant...
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