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. 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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  2. 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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  3. Team Info Tech 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. Info Tech Consulting was hired to calculate damages to plaintiffs due to the illegal price fixing scheme. Four defendants in the class action case settled…

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