Time Warner Antitrust Case Tossed Too Soon, 2nd Circ. Told

Law360, New York (February 19, 2013, 6:58 PM EST) -- Consumers on Tuesday asked the Second Circuit to reopen a class action claiming Time Warner Cable Inc. violates antitrust law by forcing customers to lease cable boxes, arguing that a lower court threw out their claims too hastily.

The district court judge handling the case should have accepted consumers' antitrust allegations as true and let them at least press forward to discovery, lawyer Michael D. Pospisil of Edgar Law Firm LLC told a panel of judges at oral arguments in Manhattan.

Cable customers argue in their...
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