Phoneworks Wants Off The Hook In Antitrust Case

Law360, New York (February 7, 2011, 8:43 PM EST) -- Phoneworks Inc. asked a federal court Monday to toss out claims against the company in a proposed class action brought by Pan-American Telephone Co. alleging the mayor of San Juan, Puerto Rico, gave it monopoly control of city pay phones.

Phoneworks filed its motion in the U.S. District Court for the District of Puerto Rico, urging the court to dismiss a count brought under the Clayton Act as well as two other counts, arguing an alleged lack of supplemental jurisdiction.

Pan-American alleges that San Juan's pay...
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