Verdict Form Scrambled Trial Over Egg Prices, 3rd Circ. Told

Law360 (January 26, 2021, 5:27 PM EST) -- Grocery retailers asked the Third Circuit on Tuesday to undo an antitrust trial win for an egg producer and trade groups accused of conspiring to drive up prices, arguing that wording on the jury verdict form suggested the grocers had to meet a higher burden of proof than necessary.

During an oral argument, attorney Paul Slater of Sperling & Slater PC said a Pennsylvania federal court erroneously required the jury to find that Kroger Co., Safeway Inc., Walgreen Co., Winn-Dixie Stores Inc. and others had to prove that Rose Acre Farms Inc., United Egg Producers Inc. and United States Egg Marketers...

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