$200M Cardinal, Owens & Minor Antitrust Suit Trimmed

Law360, New York (August 5, 2013, 8:20 PM EDT) -- A Kansas federal judge on Monday trimmed a $200 million antitrust suit accusing units of Cardinal Health Inc. and Owens & Minor Inc. of predatory pricing and tying in their sale of wound closure products, ruling plaintiff Suture Express Inc. had failed to properly back some of its claims.

According to U.S. District Judge Richard D. Rogers, Suture Express — a specialty distributor of wound-closure products — hadn't shown any conspiratorial agreement between the defendants. It also failed to support its Sherman Act monopolization and state-law...
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