Pool Product Distributor Aims To Sink Antitrust MDL

Law360, New York (August 14, 2012, 10:56 PM EDT) -- Pool Corp. filed a dismissal bid in New Orleans on Monday in multidistrict antitrust litigation over swimming pool products, arguing that the direct purchasers' claims are inadequate and implausible and the indirect purchasers make almost no specific allegations of unlawful conduct.

The wholesale distributor of pool construction, maintenance and repair products seeks to dismiss two putative class action complaints — one from indirect purchasers and one from direct purchasers — for failure to state a claim, and points to what it sees as a raft of...
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