LG, Others Can't Shake State Antitrust Claims In LCD Suit

Law360, New York (September 29, 2011, 5:55 PM EDT) -- A California federal judge on Wednesday refused to toss a slew of state antitrust claims brought by indirect purchasers in multidistrict litigation alleging liquid crystal display manufacturers LG Display Co. Ltd., Samsung Electronics Co. Ltd. and others conspired to fix LCD panel prices.

U.S. District Judge Susan Illston denied the LCD panel producers’ motion for summary judgment on claims brought under the consumer protection laws of Vermont, New Mexico and New York, as well as claims of unjust enrichment and unfair competition under the laws of...
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