Judge Tosses Acrylic Glass Antitrust Case

Law360, New York (December 20, 2007, 12:00 AM EST) -- In a setback for plaintiffs in the methyl methacrylate antitrust action, a federal judge has dismissed their consolidated case after finding some cracks in their allegations that a group of chemical companies conspired to fix prices of acrylic glass and plastics.

Judge Timothy J. Savage of the U.S. District Court for the Eastern District of Pennsylvania threw out the direct and indirect purchasers’ purported class action complaints on Wednesday based on the Supreme Court’s Twombly decision that requires a complaint to raise a number of facts...
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