Dow Says Urethane Buyers Underestimate Comcast Ruling

Law360, New York (April 30, 2013, 6:27 PM EDT) -- The Dow Chemical Co. warned Monday that urethane foam buyers were trying to minimize the importance of  the U.S. Supreme Court's recent Comcast Corp. ruling to avoid having class certification, and their $400 million verdict, overturned in the price-fixing case.

The back-and-forth fight over whether the Kansas federal court overseeing the case should uphold certification and the jury verdict continued as Dow argued that the plaintiffs were underselling the Comcast decision.

"Plaintiffs portray Comcast as a narrow ruling, applicable only to initial class certifications in monopolization...
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In re: Urethane Antitrust Litigation


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2:04-md-01616

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Kansas

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John W. Lungstrum

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September 1, 2004

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