Mack Truck Dealer Wins Appeal In Price-Fixing Case

Law360, New York (June 19, 2008, 12:00 AM EDT) -- In a precedential decision, a federal appeals court has ruled that a jury was entitled to hear evidence that Mack Trucks Inc. engaged in an anti-competitive conspiracy before a judge tossed out the claims.

The U.S. Court of Appeals for the Third Circuit's ruling, handed down Tuesday, is one of the first to apply the U.S. Supreme Court's decision last year in Leegin v. PSKS Inc., which raised the standard of analysis in an antitrust case alleging a vertical agreement.

The appeals court overturned a decision...
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