Damages Against Dow Upped To $1.2B In Urethane Suit

Law360, Los Angeles (May 15, 2013, 8:28 PM EDT) -- A Kansas federal court on Wednesday entered judgment in favor of a class of urethane foam buyers who won a $400 million jury verdict against The Dow Chemical Co. in a price-fixing dispute in February, trebling the damages to $1.2 billion.

The decision comes just two weeks after Dow warned that the 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. Dow had been trying to...
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