Judge: Economist’s Damages Model Is Adequate In Antitrust Suit Against News Companies

(January 20, 2016, 2:20 PM EST) -- NEW YORK — An economist expert’s damages "benchmark" model is adequate in a class action antitrust lawsuit against News Corp., News America Inc., News America Marketing FSI L.L.C. and News America Marketing In-Store Services L.L.C. (collectively, News Corp.), a New York federal judge ruled Jan. 15 (Dial Corp., et al. v. News Corp., et al., No. 13-6802, S.D. N.Y.; 2016 U.S. Dist. LEXIS 5668).

(Memorandum and order available. Document #30-160212-010Z.)

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