Disk Drive Buyers Seek Class Cert. In Price-Fixing MDL

Law360, New York (May 31, 2013, 1:29 PM EDT) -- Direct and indirect optical disk drive purchasers told a California federal court on Wednesday they share common claims and each deserve class status in a case alleging that Toshiba Corp. and several other electronics companies conspired to fix prices on the drives.

In separate motions, groups of direct and indirect purchasers pushed for class certification in multidistrict litigation alleging a price-fixing conspiracy among makers of optical disk drives, products that read or write data on CDs, DVDs and Blu-rays and can be found in computers, video...
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