Electronics Cos. Fight Axed TV Part Buyers' Push To Join MDL

Law360 (December 13, 2019, 4:30 PM EST) -- Samsung, Panasonic and other electronics manufacturers caught up in lengthy litigation over the prices of certain TV and computer parts have fought back against certain purchasers' efforts to be included in ongoing settlement negotiations, arguing the push to join up comes far too late.

Two coalitions of cathode ray tube purchasers are gunning to intervene in the case after they were excluded from an original $577 million worth of agreements reached with the electronics companies years into the litigation. The bundle of deals, however, are back on the table after the California federal judge who greenlit the pacts switched gears in...

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