Florida v. HCA, No. 03-V-177-FtM-29DNF (M.D. Fl. April 18, 2003)
State alleged that defendants had unlawfully allocated geographic and product markets among themselves. Markets included acute care hosptial services, open heart surgery, and health facilities in several Florida counties.
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.
In the Matter of Loewen Group
Divestiture of funeral homes after acquisitions.
Oregon, et al. v. Hartzell; 3:96-cv-01783 (D. Or)
This case was based on claims of horizontal price fixing among commercial crab fisherman.
Texas v. Abbott Laboratories et al., No. 91-13079 (D. Travis City Texas 1995)
State sought an injunction and monetary relief, alleging that Abbott Laboratories (Abbott), Bristol-Myers Squibb (Bristol-Myers), Mead Johnson, Ross Laboratories (Ross), and the American Association of Pediatrics (AAP) conspired to fix the prices and monopolize the industry for infant formula.
Tennessee v. Tennessee Association of Mental Health Organizations, 1996-2 Trade Cas. (CCH) 71,614 (Tenn. Ch. Ct. 1996)
State sought damages and injunctive relief, alleging that Defendants, Tennessee Association of Mental Health Organizations, Association of Mental Health Centers and Tennessee Mental Health Center Corporation conspired to set the prices of mental health services which were provided by the members of these organizations.