A US District Court grants motion for summary judgment on the grounds that the plaintiffs failed to establish the element of “dangerous probability” for an antitrust claim for attempted monopolization on the market for containerized waste hauling and disposal services (All Star Carts and Vehicles / BFI Canada Income Fund)

Summary Judgment Dooms Attempted Monopolization Claim in Small Container Trash Hauling Market* In All Star Carts and Vehicles, Inc., et al. v. BFI Canada Income Fund, et al., Case No. 2:08-cv-01816-LDW-AKT, August 1, 2012, the District Court for Eastern District of New York recently granted defendants’ motion for summary judgment on the grounds that the plaintiffs failed to establish the element of “dangerous probability” for an antitrust claim for attempted monopolization under Section 2 of the Sherman Act. Plaintiffs are members of a certified class consisting of “all persons and entities that have contracted with, and purchased small containerized waste disposal services in the relevant market directly from defendants.” The relevant time period is from May 5, 2000 forward. The relevant

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Jr. Don T. Hibner, A US District Court grants motion for summary judgment on the grounds that the plaintiffs failed to establish the element of “dangerous probability” for an antitrust claim for attempted monopolization on the market for containerized waste hauling and disposal services (All Star Carts and Vehicles / BFI Canada Income Fund), 13 August 2012, e-Competitions Bulletin US Private Enforcement, Art. N° 66496

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