Judge Tosses Key Claims In Rubber Chemicals Suit

Law360, New York (August 15, 2007, 12:00 AM EDT) -- A federal judge presiding over the rubber chemicals multidistrict litigation has lopped off part of the plaintiffs’ antitrust case, dismissing their Sherman Act claims against Chemtura Corp. and other defendants for allegedly inflating prices in foreign markets for use outside of the United States.

Judge Martin J. Jenkins on Monday dismissed without leave to amend a key portion of the plaintiffs’ amended complaint seeking damages for foreign injury, but allowed them to proceed with antitrust claims alleging the defendants inflated rubber chemical prices in the domestic...
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