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Dow Chemical Loses $400 Million Verdict in Price-Fixing Trial

February 20, 2013

Dow Chemical Co. (DOW:US) lost a $400 million jury verdict in a trial over claims that it conspired with other chemical makers to fix the price of urethane products used in making cars, appliances and furniture.

The plaintiffs asked for $1.125 billion in damages. Some claims were found to be time-barred.

To contact the reporter on this story: Andrew Harris in the Chicago federal courthouse at

To contact the editor responsible for this story: Charles Carter at

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