Dow Says Comcast Dooms $400M Urethane Antitrust Verdict

Law360, New York (April 8, 2013, 7:01 PM EDT) -- The Dow Chemical Co. on Friday urged a Kansas federal court to overturn a $400 million jury verdict that urethane foam buyers won at trial in multidistrict antitrust litigation and decertify the class action based on the U.S. Supreme Court's recent ruling for Comcast Corp., arguing that the plaintiffs' damages model couldn't support classwide damages.

Dow had already begun pressing to overturn the Feb. 20 verdict before the Supreme Court handed down its decision overturning class certification in a monopolization suit against Comcast, which reasoned that...
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