Omnicare V. UnitedHealth And Independent Action

Law360, New York (February 10, 2011, 12:15 PM EST) -- On Jan. 10, 2011, the Seventh Circuit affirmed the district court’s decision in Omnicare Inc. v. UnitedHealth Group Inc., et al. No. 09-1152 ( 7th Cir. Jan. 10, 2011),which granted summary judgment to defendants UnitedHealth and PacifiCare on plaintiff Omnicare’s claims for antitrust violations and fraud.

The Seventh Circuit agreed with the district court that Omnicare had failed to show anything more than conduct that was as consistent with independent lawful action as it was with an anticompetitive agreement — making summary judgment proper for defendants....
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