Claims Sent To Arbitration As Yarn MDL Winds Down

Law360, New York (March 9, 2009, 12:00 AM EDT) -- A federal court in charge of multidistrict antitrust litigation over cotton yarn ruled against two plaintiffs that argued they should be allowed to bring their price-fixing claims in federal court, unlike other plaintiffs whose claims were sent to arbitration.

Judge James Beaty of the U.S. District Court for the Middle District of North Carolina granted a motion from defendants Frontier Spinning Mill Inc., Avondale Inc. and Avondale Mills Inc. to compel arbitration of the claims of Mekfir International Corp. and Ronald Little.

Mekfir and Little argued...
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