Judge Won't Toss Ceridian's Truck Stop Antitrust Suit

Law360, New York (April 2, 2012, 9:27 PM EDT) -- A Pennsylvania federal judge on Thursday again refused to toss out an antitrust suit claiming Ceridian Corp. and Comdata Corp. conspired with national truck stop companies to drive out independently owned competitors.

The decision, filed under seal, comes a year after Judge James K. Gardner rejected all but one of the defendants' motions to dismiss the complaint against them. The suit contends that Ceridian subsidiary Comdata parlayed the popularity of its specially issued trucker payment cards into an anticompetitive scheme with a lopsided fee structure that...
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