Judge Guts Antitrust Suit Against PPL—Again

Law360, New York (September 6, 2007, 12:00 AM EDT) -- A federal judge has granted PPL Corp. summary judgment on the price squeeze claim in the suit dozens of Pennsylvania boroughs filed against the utility five years ago over power rates. In so doing, he excised the last remaining Sherman Act claim from the case.

Summary judgment in PPL's favor on the price squeeze claim as well as the suit's other antitrust claims was handed down over a year ago, but this past May Judge William Yohn Jr. granted the plaintiffs a reconsideration of the price...
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