Cross-Market Claims Flunk Twombly* In two companion opinions, Magistrate Judge Louis Guirola, Jr. of the Southern District of Mississippi granted motions to dismiss and greatly limited the scope of the claims asserted against several defendants in "opt out" actions following from the In re OSB Antitrust Litigation in the Eastern District of Pennsylvania. Bailey Lumber & Supply Co. v. Georgia-Pacific Corp. Cause No. 1:08CV1394 LG-JMR (S.D. Miss, Feb. 25, 2010 and March 19, 2010). In the order entered on February 25, 2010, the court dismissed claims against BlueLinx Corporation on the ground that the plaintiffs had not sufficiently stated a plausible cause of action for violation of Section 1 of the Sherman Act. The plaintiffs are purchasers of plywood and "oriented strand board"
A US District Court finds that the plaintiffs have failed to nudge their antitrust claims against building products distributor and grants order to dismiss the action (Bailey Lumber / BlueLinx)
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