Price Fixing and Anti-Trust

The law firm of Audet & Partners, LLP represents individuals and small businesses in connection with a full range of antitrust issues, including monopolization and attempted monopolization (including predatory pricing, refusals to deal, and product bundling), resale restrictions (including pricing and customer and territorial restraints), price discrimination and arrangements among members of the same industry (including price-fixing, bid-rigging, group boycotts and information-sharing). Over the years, Audet & Partners, LLP has been appointed to leadership positions in some of the largest class action cases, and has also represented small businesses impacted by illegal actions, such a price fixing and improper allocation agreements.

Our antitrust lawyers are recognized leaders in the courtroom, with the ability to proceed to trial if that is what is required to obtain compensation and justice for our clients. We have litigated antitrust cases throughout the United States, and obtained multimillion dollar recoveries for our clients and class members. Audet & Partners,LLP, as plaintiffs only law firm, has the advantage over many other firms that represent both plaintiffs and defendants in antitrust cases, and our in-depth understanding of the law and commitment to obtaining positive results is what distinguishes our firm from many others in this field of law.

If you or your business has been impacted by antitrust actions or unfair business practices, our firm’s attorneys will review your case for free to determine whether you have a viable claim. In some cases, a class action case may have already been filed, but your financial interests may be best served by the filing of your own case against the offending parties.


Price Fixing and Anti-Trust Investigations


08/15/2017

CVS Prescription Lawsuit Alleges Fraudulent Pricing Scheme

CVS Prescription Lawsuit

Audet & Partners, LLP is investigating CVS prescription lawsuit claims on behalf of individuals who have purchased prescription medication from pharmacies at either Walgreens or CVS.  Information has recently surfaced suggesting that both Walgreens and CVS pharmacies have participated in a fraudulent scheme with pharmacy intermediaries that has resulted in: (1) consumers paying more for medication when using their insurance as opposed to paying cash; and (2) an illegal "clawback" of inflated co-pays which has acted as an improper revenue... Read More
05/23/2017

Visa Antitrust Lawsuit Investigation

Visa Antitrust Lawsuit

Audet & Partners, LLP is investigating long-standing claims by merchants and business owners alleging antitrust violations against Visa as part of a Visa antitrust lawsuit.  Merchants have alleged an antitrust conspiracy among Visa and a long list of banks and financial institutions claiming that companies have worked to create an illegal scheme that effectively prevents merchants from passing along the true cost of credit card transactions to customers. Merchants and small businesses have noted contractual rules mandatorily enforced by Visa that effectively... Read More
02/19/2017

NFL Cheerleader Antitrust Lawsuit Investigation

NFL Cheerleader Antitrust Lawsuit

Audet & Partners, LLP is investigating claims that management and franchises of the National Football League have conspired for many years to artificially suppress compensation paid to NFL cheerleaders throughout the league.  While lawsuits have been brought on behalf of cheerleaders in recent years alleging failure to compensate cheerleaders at a legally-mandated minimum wage, this NFL cheerleader antitrust lawsuit alleges a far-reaching conspiracy that may subject the league to extensive monetary damages and penalties imposed by federal antitrust laws. The specific... Read More
04/19/2013

Stericycle, Inc. Excessive Billing

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Stericycle, Inc., a publicly-traded company with revenue swelling 14.1% in 2012 to $1.96 billion, maintains an expansive network of medical waste transport vehicles, collection sites, and treatment facilities in the United States and 11 international markets.  Stericycle's extensive customer base includes hospitals, laboratories, physician practices, dental offices, long-term care facilities, blood banks, veterinarians, and other generators of biohazardous waste. Following the enactment of the Medical Waste Tracking Act of 1988, Stericycle was formed in 1989.  Since becoming a publicly-traded company in... Read More