Vitamins Antitrust Litigation
Ciardi v. F. Hoffman-LaRoche, Ltd., et al., Civil Action No. 99-03244 (Middlesex Superior Court, Mass.), created new law in Massachusetts, conferring standing upon indirect purchasers for claims arising from price-fixing or other anti-competitive conduct. Settlement funds valued at over $22.5 million were obtained and distributed to over 300 charitable organizations providing food and nutrition programs in Massachusetts.