Tyson Chicken Can't Duck Most Antitrust Suit Claims
By Craig Clough (October 27, 2020, 10:16 PM EDT) -- A Kentucky federal judge on Tuesday denied Tyson Chicken summary judgment on most claims in a battle with chicken farmers accusing the company of flouting antitrust laws, ruling there is a dispute of material fact over whether Tyson is a monopsonist adversely affecting or likely to affect competition.
U.S. District Judge Joseph H. McKinley Jr. wrote that both Tyson Chicken Inc. and the chicken farmers presented studies to the court reaching opposite conclusions about the company's impact on the local chicken market in Kentucky,
"Contrary to Tyson's assertions, there is evidence that supports that Tyson is a monopsony in the relevant...
Stay ahead of the curve
In the legal profession, information is the key to success. You have to know what’s happening with clients, competitors, practice areas, and industries. Law360 provides the intelligence you need to remain an expert and beat the competition.
Access to case data within articles (numbers, filings, courts, nature of suit, and more.)
Access to attached documents such as briefs, petitions, complaints, decisions, motions, etc.
Create custom alerts for specific article and case topics and so much more!