VALLEY DRUG CO. v. GENEVA PHARM., INC., 02-10171
In an antitrust action, the district court is reversed where it improperly certified the class and further discovery is necessary on the issue of whether some class members have separate, antagonistic interests from the named representatives.
- Decided 11/14/2003
- Published 11/14/2003
TJOFLAT, Circuit Judge:, Before TJOFLAT and ANDERSON, Circuit Judges, and STAFFORD , District Judge.
United States Eleventh Circuit
Jon W. Zeder,Ferrell, Schultz, Carter, Zumpano & Fertel, P.A., Miami, FL, Jeffrey I. Weinberger, Stuart N. Senator, Munger, Tolles & Olson, LLP, Los Angeles, CA, Wayne A. Cross, Dewey Ballantine LLP, New York City, for Abbott Laboratories., Mitchell W. Berger, Berger & Singerman P.A., Fort Lauderdale, FL, David F. Sorensen, Daniel Berger, Berger & Montague, P.C., Philadelphia, PA, Richard B. Drubel, Boies, Schiller & Flexner L.L.P., Hanover, NH, Barry S. Taus, Garwin, Bronzaft, Gerstein & Fisher L.L.P., New York City, for Valley Drug Co., Louisiana Wholesale Drug Co., Inc. and Sherman Act Class Plaintiffs., Scott E. Perwin, Kenny, Nachwalter, Seymour, Arnold, Critchlow & Spector P.A., Miami, FL, for Albertson's Inc., Eckerd Corp., Hy-Vee, Inc., The Kroger Co., The Stop & Shop Supermarket Co. and Walgreen Co., Amici Curiae., Steve D. Shadowen, Schnader, Harrison, Segal & Lewis LLP, Harrisburg, PA, for CVS Meridian, Inc. and Rite Aid Corp., Amici Curiae.