Dow's Urethane Antitrust Trial To Start Next Week

Law360, New York (January 17, 2013, 7:29 PM EST) -- After years of litigation, a class action accusing Dow Chemical Corp. of conspiring with other chemical companies to fix the price of urethane foam is headed to trial next week.

The trial is set to begin with jury selection and opening arguments on Jan. 23 before U.S. District Judge John W. Lungstrum in Kansas City, Kan. The direct-purchaser class' case against the chemical giant is expected to take five to six weeks.

Dow is the last remaining company fighting the direct purchasers' claims after Bayer Corp.,...
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