6th Circuit: Local Government Employees Are Immune From Antitrust Liability

6th Circuit: Local Government Employees Are Immune From Antitrust Liability

CINCINNATI - The Local Government Antitrust Act of 1984 (LGAA) bars a day care center's antitrust claim against local government officials, the Sixth Circuit U.S. Court of Appeals affirmed April 27, concluding that county officials were acting within the scope of their official capacity while negotiating funding contracts (Wee Care Child Center, Inc., et al. v. Douglas E. Lumpkin, et al.,  No. 10-4160, 6th Cir.; 2012 U.S. App. LEXIS 8567).

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