Posts Tagged ‘ antitrust claims ’

Dismissal Opposed in Price-Fixing Lawsuit Against Jeld-Wen and Masonite

Jan 10th, 2020

In the most recent development of a class-action lawsuit between two major manufacturers and interior door buyers (plaintiffs), plaintiffs voluntarily dropped two state law claims previously added against the defendants, while arguing that a recent partial motion to dismiss should be denied entirely. In a memorandum response to door manufacturers Jeld-Wen and Masonite’s motion to […]

Jeld-Wen Must Pay Another $7M to Steves in Antitrust Litigation

Nov 25th, 2019

On November 19, a Virginia court judge issued an order in favor of door manufacturer Steves and Sons’ (Steves) motion for further relief requiring defendant Jeld-Wen to pay an additional $7 million on top of the amount Steves already won in a February 2018 verdict. Judge Robert E. Payne released a memorandum of opinion agreeing […]

Judge Allows Plaintiffs to File Supplemental Motion in Jeld-Wen/Masonite Case

Nov 5th, 2019

The court granted a motion recently, allowing plaintiffs to file a supplemental motion for leave to amend to add additional plaintiffs in a consolidated class action antitrust lawsuit against door manufacturers Jeld-Wen Inc. and Masonite Corp. According to court documents, indirect purchaser plaintiffs seek to revive dismissed claims under the laws of Kansas, Maine, New […]

Price-Fixing Claims Against Door Skins Manufacturers Carry Weight but Lack Timing Judge Says

Sep 25th, 2019

A Virginia federal judge granted in part and denied in part a motion to dismiss a lawsuit against two prominent interior molded door companies for allegations that they conspired to hike product prices. Masonite Corp. and Jeld-Wen Inc. failed in their attempt to fully convince the court that arguments posted by two groups of plaintiffs’ […]

Jeld-Wen Delivers on Promise to Appeal

Apr 24th, 2019

The latest moves in a legal battle between door manufacturers Jeld-Wen and Steves and Sons Inc. (Steves) took an expected turn recently, when Jeld-Wen walked forward its promise to appeal. The case, through which Jeld-Wen was found guilty of anti-trust violations, dates back to a complaint filed in June 2016. After an initial trial-by-jury ruling came down […]

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