3rd Circuit: Allegations Of A Price-Fixing Agreement Are Too Vague

3rd Circuit: Allegations Of A Price-Fixing Agreement Are Too Vague

PHILADELPHIA - A company that provided helicopter services failed to allege direct evidence or "plus factors" sufficient to overcome its competitors' motion for summary judgment on the company's claim that the defendants conspired to fix the price of helicopter services rates for offshore oil and gas industries in violation of the Sherman Act, the Third Circuit U.S. Court of Appeals affirmed July 27 in an unpublished opinion (Superior Offshore International, Inc. v. Bristow Group, Inc., et al., Superior Offshore International, Inc. v. Bristow Group, Inc., et al., No. 11-3010, 3rd Cir.; 2012 U.S. App. LEXIS 15539).

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