Urethane Plaintiffs Must Produce Downstream Data

Law360, New York (January 20, 2010, 5:34 PM EST) -- A federal judge on Wednesday ordered a group of direct purchaser plaintiffs in the long-running multidistrict antitrust litigation against urethane manufacturers and distributors to produce downstream data on how they used, sold and marketed items made with the chemical.

Magistrate Judge James P. O’Hara of the U.S. District Court for the District of Kansas ruled that the plaintiffs had to comply with the narrowed discovery request from defendants Huntsman International LLC, Dow Chemical Co. and BASF Corp. despite the purchasers' claims that the downstream data was...
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