Judge Boots Antitrust Suit Against Fla. Public Utility

Law360, Los Angeles (September 14, 2011, 7:14 PM EDT) -- A Florida federal judge on Wednesday tossed a suit from contractor Virtual Infinity Inc. that accused Jacksonville, Fla., power and water provider JEA and a group of Virtual's rivals of colluding to restrict competition for a $50 million truck chassis contract.

U.S. District Judge Marcia Morales Howard granted motions to dismiss filed by JEA and contractors Terex Utilities Inc., headquartered in Oregon; Altec Industries Inc., headquartered in Alabama; and Ring Power Corp., headquartered in Florida. Virtual was unable to provide any proof of a conspiracy between...
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