Judge Keeps Ohio AG's Insurance Antitrust Suit Alive

Law360, New York (July 8, 2008, 12:00 AM EDT) -- An Ohio state judge has refused to dismiss an antitrust suit brought by the state’s attorney general against a group of insurance companies, ruling that the allegations of a conspiracy to restrain competition within the Ohio commercial insurance market were sufficiently pled.

On Wednesday, Judge John J. Russo of the Court of Common Pleas in Cuyahoga County, Ohio, denied motions to dismiss brought by the insurance company defendants, which include American International Group Inc., The Hartford Financial Services Group Inc., The Chubb Corp., ACE Ltd. and...
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