Dow Hit With $1.2B Judgment In Urethane District Purchasers' Antitrust Litigation

Dow Hit With $1.2B Judgment In Urethane District Purchasers' Antitrust Litigation

KANSAS CITY, Kan. - The federal judge in Kansas who is overseeing the multidistrict class action against polyether polyol products (PPPs) manufacturers accused of price fixing on May 15 entered judgment for $1.2 billion in favor of a class of direct purchasers against Dow Chemical Co., the sole remaining defendant, and denied Dow's motions to decertify the class and for judgment as a matter of law or for a new trial (In re: Urethane Antitrust Litigation $(Polyether Polyol Cases$), MDL No. 1616, Civil No. 2:04-md-01616-JWL, D. Kan.; 2013 U.S. Dist. LEXIS 69784).

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