Maryland v. Kimberly-Clark Corp., et al. No. 24-C-99-004904 (Cir. Ct. for the City of Baltimore 1999).
Related to Florida’s Sanitary Paper case – price-fixing among manufacturers of sanitary paper products (tissue, napkins, etc. used in commercial or institutional context).
States sought damages and injunctive relief, alleging that defendant paper companies conspired to fix prices for commercial tissue, in violation of state and federal antitrust law.
West Virginia ex rel. McGraw v. Kimberly-Clark Corporation, et al., No. 99-C-2349 (Cir. Ct. Kanawha Cty. 2000)
Suit alleged price-fixing in the commercial tissue paper market. After dismissal from federal court, state refiled in state court and parties reached a settlement.