More Claims Against Dow OK'd In Urethane Price-Fixing MDL

Law360, New York (January 4, 2013, 9:46 PM EST) -- Dow Chemical Co., already facing class action allegations it fixed urethane foam prices, lost a bid Friday to nix similar claims brought by opt-out plaintiffs, as a Kansas federal judge ruled a jury may decide whether the alleged conspiracy extended as far back as 1994.

U.S. District Judge John W. Lungstrum ruled the plaintiffs have offered sufficient evidence to create an issue of fact for trial as to whether a price-fixing conspiracy occurred between 1994 and 2003. The decision marks the second time in as many...
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