Fishermen Hook Class Cert. In Seafood Antitrust Suit

Law360, New York (January 31, 2012, 8:37 PM EST) -- An Oregon federal judge on Tuesday certified a class of Pacific Ocean commercial fishermen who allege two seafood companies monopolized the market for certain types of seafood caught off the West Coast.

In an antitrust suit targeting Pacific Seafood Group and Ocean Gold Seafoods Inc., U.S. District Judge Owen M. Panner certified a class of commercial fishing vessel owners and fishermen who delivered Pacific whiting, groundfish and Pacific coldwater shrimp to seafood processors on the West Coast between Fort Bragg in northern California and the Canadian...
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Case Title

Whaley, et al v. Pacific Seafood Group, et al

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Nature of Suit



Michael J. McShane

Date Filed

June 22, 2010

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