antitrust litigation News

Health Care D&O Rates Rise Over Obamacare Antitrust Concerns: Marsh

Health care organizations paid significantly more for their directors and officers liability insurance in the third quarter of 2013 amid growing concerns over antitrust issues arising from implementation of the Affordable Care Act (ACA), Marsh says in a new report …

High Court Rules for American Express in Class Action Case

The U.S. Supreme Court ruled on Thursday that an arbitration agreement prevents merchants from bringing class action claims against American Express Co . The nine-member court ruled on a 5-3 vote, with liberal Justice Sonia Sotomayor recused, that American Express’s …

Federal Judge Sides with Netflix in Antitrust Case

A U.S. judge granted Netflix’s bid to resolve all claims in its favor before trial in an antitrust class action, in which plaintiffs had sought hundreds of millions of dollars in damages. Netflix was sued in 2009, with plaintiffs claiming …

Private Antitrust Lawsuits Decline in U.S.

Price-fixing lawsuits against the air-cargo industry have produced steady cash flow for U.S. plaintiff lawyers and their clients, with total settlements topping $367 million last week after British Airways announced an $89.5 million deal. But pacts resolving antitrust litigation could …