Out From under the Brick—A Long Road to a “New” Antitrust Remedy for Connecticut Consumers
Michael A. Kurs
After four decades, Connecticut has officially joined the majority of states that allow consumer antitrust claims by “indirect purchasers.” Mike Kurs, a member of Pullman & Comley’s Health Care practice discusses the Illinois Brick Co. v. Illinois decision and Connecticut’s recent adoption of the “Illinois Brick” repealer bills that were passed during the 2017 and 2018 legislative session. The 2018 bill removes the limitation of the 2017 state statutory bill change so that appealer laws apply without regard to whether the claims concern drugs, medicine or medical devices.
To read the full article in the September/October issue of Connecticut Lawyer, please click on the link below.