Sears, New Cingular Ask Judge To Lift Stay In MDL

Law360, New York (February 8, 2008, 12:00 AM EST) -- Sears, Roebuck & Co. and New Cingular Wireless Headquarters LLC have asked a judge to lift the discovery stay in their respective cases against Marsh & McLennan Cos. Inc. et al. in the insurance brokerage antitrust MDL. The companies said in a letter to the court that a separate pending criminal trial reveals evidence of a horizontal conspiracy.

The letter comes in response to a request from a New Jersey judge on Jan. 24 asking for suggestions on how to proceed with the MDL, in which...
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