Maine v. Business Equipment Unlimited No. CV-87-103 (Kennebec Superior Court)

Complaint charging price-fixing and market allocation in the sale of toner, resolved by Consent Decree ordering injunctive relief and $35,000 civil penalties against four defendants.

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Idaho v. Daicel Chemical Co. et al., No. 30379 (Idaho 2005)

State filed suit on behalf of indirect purchasers after federal guilty pleas by sorbates manufacturers. Case dismissed on grounds that Idaho Competition Act which permitted recovery by indirect purchasers was not enacted until 2000 and did not permit retroactive application.

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Illinois ex rel. Madigan v. Daicel Chemical Industries, Ltd., No. 02CH19575 (Cir. Ct. Cook Cty IL)

Plaintiff State sued five sorbates manufacturers, alleging price fixing. Case settled with cy pres distribution of $1.6 million to nutrition and fitness programs at financially disadvantaged schools.

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Hawaii v. Hawaii Society of Anesthesiologists, 1981-2 Trade Cas. (CCH) 64,164 (Haw. Cir. Ct. 1981). h

Plaintiff State sought an injunction, alleging that Defendant, Hawaii Society of Anesthesiologists conspired to set the prices for the services of member anesthesiologists.

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New York v. Dairylea Cooperative, Inc., 547 F.Supp 306 (S.D.N.Y. May 25, 1982), 1982-83 Trade Cases P 65, 148, Docket No. 81 Civ. 1891,

Defendants overcharged for milk after entering into illegal price-fixing agreements between 1967 and 1981. The case settled for $6,100,000.

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Ohio v. Louis Trauth Dairy., et al.

State of Ohio sought to recover damages from dairy suppliers who fixed prices of milk sold to 450 school districts in Ohio.

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Ohio v. Daicel Chemical Industries LTD et al.

State of Ohio filed suit against Sorbates manufacturers. Complaint alleged that the manufacturers met to set prices and allocate markets. Case settled.

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Ohio v. Maccaferri Gabions Manufacturing Co., Inc. et al.

Ohio Attorney General sought damages against two manufacturers of gabions (wire mesh baskets designed to be filled with stones and wired together?used for flood control) for market allocation and price fixing. Investigation was precipitated by a plea in a similar federal case.

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Ohio v. Jones Chemicals, Inc. et al.

State of Ohio sought to recover damages from chemical companies for price fixing and customer allocation on packaged chlorine.

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Ohio v. Browning-Ferris Industries, Inc.

State of Ohio filed suit on behalf of 25 Toledo area school districts claiming that BFI and its competitors allocated the waste removal market in the Toldeo/Lucas county area. Case was settled

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