Vitamin C Antitrust Settlement Row Belongs In NY, Judge Says

Law360, New York (March 25, 2014, 1:06 PM EDT) -- An Oregon federal judge said Monday that a quarrel over rights to a $10.5 million settlement reached in an ongoing class action alleging a price-fixing conspiracy among vitamin C shippers is better suited for the New York federal court currently overseeing that case.

U.S. District Judge Marco. A. Hernandez tossed a suit brought by Great Earth Chemical LLC against Diversity Suppliers LLC, both of which are vitamin C purchasers, finding that because the parties were already fighting it out over their settlement rights in New York,...
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