Court Unplugs Generator Co.'s Suit Over Rival's Sale Practices

Law360 (March 25, 2019, 10:36 PM EDT) -- Generator maker US Carburetion Inc. escaped a competitors’ suit claiming it had been selling equipment without a certificate required by the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency, when a Massachusetts federal judge on Friday said the suit doesn’t belong in his court.

U.S. District Judge George A. O'Toole Jr. said New England Gen-Connect LLP couldn’t continue the case against US Carburetion because its conduct didn’t occur “primarily and substantially” in Massachusetts, as is required by the Bay State unfair competition law under which Gen-Connect sued, the judge said.

US Carburetion provided the court with information showing that it primarily sold the equipment in...

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