Kansas City Star via MLM Business Opportunities:
Plaintiffs in a massive antitrust action against Amway Corp. overcame another hurdle this week in their long quest to get their case heard by a jury.
A federal judge on Monday refused to dismiss all but one of eight
counts against the company, finding that the plaintiffs’ allegations
were legally sufficient to support claims of price fixing, conspiracy
and other charges.
U.S. District Judge Richard E. Dorr agreed to dismiss only a civil
racketeering claim, ruling that it failed to establish “a pattern of
“We are obviously pleased with the ruling,” said Kansas City lawyer
Dan Boulware, who represents several Amway distributors, including Nitro Distributing Inc. of
Springfield and two distributors in St. Joseph. “All of our claims
survived with the exception of the racketeering claim, which was a new
claim we had recently added, and the judge kept the door open for that.”