Mealey's Antitrust/Unfair Competition - 5th Circuit: State's Lawsuit On Behalf Of Citizens Is Not Class Action

Mealey's Antitrust/Unfair Competition - 5th Circuit: State's Lawsuit On Behalf Of Citizens Is Not Class Action

NEW ORLEANS - The Fifth Circuit U.S. Court of Appeals on March 19 remanded a state's lawsuit accusing nearly two dozen liquid crystal display (LCD) companies of artificially inflating prices to the federal trial court for an entry of an order remanding the case to state court after finding that the lawsuit brought on behalf of the state's citizens is not a class action (State of Mississippi, ex rel Jim Hood, Attorney General v. AU Optronics Corporation, et al., No. 12-60704, 5th Cir.; 2014 U.S. App. LEXIS 5184).

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