Polyurethane Foam Cos. Hit With 6th Price-Fixing Suit

Law360, New York (August 23, 2010, 4:09 PM EDT) -- Cambridge of California Inc. has slapped 11 defendants, including Hickory Springs Manufacturing Co. and Carpenter Co., with a putative class action claiming that a price-fixing conspiracy caused direct purchasers to pay too much for polyurethane foam, adding to a recent spate of cases over the alleged scheme.

Gardena, Calif.-based furniture maker Cambridge filed its complaint, signed by Quinn Emanuel Urquhart & Sullivan LLP's Daniel Brockett, on Friday in the U.S. District Court for the Northern District of Ohio.

The same 11 defendants face five other antitrust...
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