Allstate, Geico, Others Beat Car Repair Parts Antitrust Suit

Law360, New York (August 30, 2012, 4:30 PM EDT) -- A California federal judge on Wednesday killed an antitrust case accusing Allstate Indemnity Co. and other insurers of conspiring to supply substandard auto repair parts, finding the individual plaintiffs failed to establish a workable system for categorizing which auto parts were allegedly inferior to others.

U.S. District Judge James Ware granted a move for summary judgment by Allstate, Geico General Insurance Co., Liberty Mutual Fire Insurance Co., State Farm Mutual Automobile Insurance Co. and the Certified Automotive Parts Association, saying the same failings that sunk the...
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