Leggett & Platt Can't Duck Foam Price-Fixing MDL

Law360, New York (July 27, 2011, 6:32 PM EDT) -- The Ohio federal judge overseeing multidistrict antitrust litigation over polyurethane foam on Tuesday rejected Leggett & Platt Inc.'s request to reconsider a prior ruling denying the manufacturer's bids to dismiss the claims against it.

U.S. District Judge Jack Zouhary signed off on an order denying Leggett & Platt's motion for reconsideration of the denial of two dismissal bids — one aimed at the allegations of direct purchasers and the other at indirect purchasers — as well as the company's request that the court certify its July...
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