Dentists Get $80M From Supply Cos. To End Collusion Case

The country’s biggest dental supply distributors reached an $80 million settlement agreement with dentists and dental laboratories in a proposed class action case.  Distributors Henry Schein, Inc., Patterson Cos. Inc. and Benco Dental Supply Co. Inc. were accused of artificially inflating prices on dental supplies and equipment.  Products at issue included supplies such as adhesives,…

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  1. Analysis of Historical Billboard Placement Leads to Summary Judgement in Beach of Contract – Titze vs Simon (2010)

    The Michael Titze Company purchased an outparcel in front of a shopping mall in Pensacola, Florida.  Unbeknownst to Titze, this property was subject to restrictive covenants that required Titze to obtain permission from Simon (owner of the shopping mall) for any construction or improvement to the property and restricted Titze from improving the property in…

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  2. Final Disposition in Air Cargo price fixing case – $1.25 billion in total settlements

    Plaintiffs brought suit in 2006 after the US Department of Justice and the European Commission initiated investigations into the air cargo industry. The alleged conspirators took part in meetings and other communications to determine and set air cargo rates that airlines should charge for various routes. The airlines then imposed the agreed upon rates and…

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  3. Salt Bid-Rigging Case Settles on Eve of Trial

    The sizeable bid-rigging case against two of the leading road salt producers in the U.S. settled for a reported $11.5 million on the eve of trial. The settlement resolves the case brought by the State of Ohio in 2012 on behalf of Ohio purchasers of rock salt, used to maintain roadways. Dr. McClave, with the…

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  4. Team Infotech assists in verdict in Polyurethane antitrust litigation – approximately $1 billion recovered by plaintiffs

    Plaintiffs brought suit in 2008 against urethane chemical makers accusing the manufacturers of conspiring to fix prices of polyether polyol products that are used in, among other applications, urethane foam. Infotech  Consulting was hired to calculate damages to plaintiffs due to the illegal price fixing scheme. Four defendants in the class action case settled before…

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  5. Info Tech’s work for DOJ assists in Florida Physician’s settlement of $26.1 million to resolve allegations under the False Claims Act

    A Florida physician was accused of entering into an illegal kickback arrangement with a pathology laboratory and of performing thousands of unnecessary procedures. Based partly on Info Tech Consulting’s statistical work, the Florida physician settled with the Department of Justice in 2013 for $26.1 million. According to the Department of Justice, the settlement at the…

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  6. Wrongful Termination Claim Settles After Statistical Analysis by Info Tech Consulting

    After a mass termination by Guidant Corporation in August of 2004, whereby 721 Guidant employees were given notice of employment termination, a wrongful termination suit was filed.  450 of the employees terminated were age 40 or older. Their last day of work was the day on which they received their termination notice. Defendant announced at…

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  7. South Florida Water Management District – Phosphorus Load Found in Compliance

    On behalf of South Florida Water Management District, Info Tech Consulting performed an analysis of monthly total phosphorus data for water quality regulatory compliance purposes. Water quality regulations require that phosphorus loads in the water supply do not exceed a calculated upper bound more than two times during a consecutive 12-month period. Using water flow…

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