Antitrust & Intellectual Property

Carpets

Result: $50 million settlement
Year: 2001

In re Carpet Antitrust Litigation

Lieff Cabraser served as Class Counsel and a member of the trial team for a class of direct purchasers of twenty-ounce level loop polypropylene carpet.

Plaintiffs, distributors of polypropylene carpet, alleged that Defendants, seven manufacturers of polypropylene carpet, conspired to fix the prices of polypropylene carpet by agreeing to eliminate discounts and charge inflated prices on the carpet.

In 2001, the Court approved a $50 million settlement of the case.