952 F.2d 898 (5th Cir. 1992), 90-2648, Transamerican Refining Corp. v. Dravo Corp.

Docket Nº:90-2648.
Citation:952 F.2d 898
Party Name:TRANSAMERICAN REFINING CORPORATION, et al., Plaintiffs-Appellees, v. DRAVO CORP., et al., Defendants-Appellants, v. BEAR TUBULAR STEEL, et al., Defendants-Appellees. ANG COAL GASIFICATION COMPANY, et al., Plaintiffs-Appellees, v. DRAVO CORP., et al., Defendants-Appellants, v. BEAR TUBULAR STEEL, et al., Defendants-Appellees.
Case Date:February 06, 1992
Court:United States Courts of Appeals, Court of Appeals for the Fifth Circuit
 
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952 F.2d 898 (5th Cir. 1992)

TRANSAMERICAN REFINING CORPORATION, et al., Plaintiffs-Appellees,

v.

DRAVO CORP., et al., Defendants-Appellants,

v.

BEAR TUBULAR STEEL, et al., Defendants-Appellees.

ANG COAL GASIFICATION COMPANY, et al., Plaintiffs-Appellees,

v.

DRAVO CORP., et al., Defendants-Appellants,

v.

BEAR TUBULAR STEEL, et al., Defendants-Appellees.

No. 90-2648.

United States Court of Appeals, Fifth Circuit

February 6, 1992

William K. Wilde, Marc D. Murr, Bracewell & Patterson, Houston, Tex., for Allied-Signal, Inc.

Kenneth L. Salmon, Katarincic & Salmon, Pittsburgh, Pa., for Pullman Power Products Corp.

Fred Knapp, Jr., Andrews & Kurth, Houston, Tex., Marcia Rimai, Whyte & Hirschboeck, S.C., Milwaukee, Wis., for Ladish Co., Inc.

Steven A. Asher, Kohn, Savett, Klein & Graf, Philadelphia, Pa., for Bowline Corp.

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Roger L. Price, D'Ancona & Pflaum, Chicago, Ill., for MPT Liquidating, Inc.

Jesse R. Pierce, Porter & Clements, Houston, Tex., for Johnson Controls, Inc.

John D. Roady, Hutcheson & Grundy, Houston, Tex., R. Alan Wight, Miller, Nash, Wiener, Hager & Carlsen, Portland, Or., for Dravo Corp. et al. (all appellants).

Ronald S. Liebman, Patton, Boggs & Blow, Washington, D.C., for Crane Co.

Ronald J. Blask, Houston, Tex., for Word Industries Pipe Fabricating, et al.

Larkin C. Eakin, Woodard, Hall & Primm, Houston, Tex., for Bear Tubular Steel.

Grant S. Lewis, Charles C. Platt, LeBoeuf, Lamb, Leiby & MacRae, New York City, for ITT Fluid Products Corp.

James I. Smith, Jr., Butler & Binion, Houston, Tex., for TAD, U.S.A.

E. Lawrence Vincent, William H. White, Susman Godfrey, Houston, Tex., for Dakota Gasification Co., et al. (Transamerican).

Robert D. Daniel, Hirsch & Westheimer, Houston, Tex., Thomas A. Donovan, Kirkpatrick & Lockhart, Pittsburgh, Pa., for Power Piping Co.

Lester L. Hewitt, Houston, Tex., Pravel, Gambrell, Hewitt, Kimball & Krieger, Houston, Tex., for WFI Intern., Inc.

Jeffrey S. Lynch, Cynthia Hollingsworth, Stacy R. Obenhaus, Mark W. Bayer, Gardere & Synne, Dallas, Tex., for Mannesman Pipe & Steel Co., Inc.

Appeals from the United States District Court for the Southern District of Texas.

Before POLITZ, Chief Judge, HIGGINBOTHAM, Circuit Judge and KAZEN, District Judge. [*]

KAZEN, District Judge:

The suit arises out of an alleged conspiracy to secretly and illegally manipulate the price of specialty steel piping materials sold under cost-plus...

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