998 F.2d 1144 (3rd Cir. 1993), 91-1526, In re Lower Lake Erie Iron Ore Antitrust Litigation

Docket Nº:Appellants in 91-1526.
Citation:998 F.2d 1144
Party Name:In re LOWER LAKE ERIE IRON ORE ANTITRUST LITIGATION (MDL No. 587). (Nineteen Cases). WILLS TRUCKING, INC.; Consolidated Dock and Storage, Inc.; Toledo World Terminal, Inc. v. BALTIMORE & OHIO RAILROAD COMPANY, INC.; Bessemer & Lake Erie Railroad, Inc.; Chesapeake & Ohio Railway Company, Inc.; CSX Corporation; Consolidated Rail Corporation; Norfolk
Case Date:May 27, 1993
Court:United States Courts of Appeals, Court of Appeals for the Third Circuit
 
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998 F.2d 1144 (3rd Cir. 1993)

In re LOWER LAKE ERIE IRON ORE ANTITRUST LITIGATION (MDL No.

587). (Nineteen Cases).

WILLS TRUCKING, INC.; Consolidated Dock and Storage, Inc.;

Toledo World Terminal, Inc.

v.

BALTIMORE & OHIO RAILROAD COMPANY, INC.; Bessemer & Lake

Erie Railroad, Inc.; Chesapeake & Ohio Railway Company,

Inc.; CSX Corporation; Consolidated Rail Corporation;

Norfolk & Western Railway Company, Inc.; Pittsburgh & Lake

Erie Railroad Company (D.C. Civil No. 84-02010).

Wills Trucking, Inc. and Toledo World Terminal, Inc.,

Appellants in 91-1526.

Bessemer and Lake Erie Railroad Company, Appellant in 91-1586.

WILLS TRUCKING, INC.; Consolidated Dock and Storage, Inc.;

Toledo World Terminal, Inc.

v.

BALTIMORE & OHIO RAILROAD COMPANY, INC.; Bessemer & Lake

Erie Railroad, Inc.; Chesapeake & Ohio Railway Company,

Inc.; CSX Corporation; Consolidated Rail Corporation;

Norfolk & Western Railway Company, Inc.; Pittsburgh & Lake

Erie Railroad Company (D.C. Civil No. 84-02010).

Bessemer and Lake Erie Railroad Company, Appellant in 91-1587.

C.D. AMBROSIA TRUCKING CO., INC.

v.

CHESAPEAKE & OHIO RAILWAY COMPANY; Baltimore and Ohio

Railroad Company, Inc.; CSX Corporation, Inc.; Norfolk &

Western Railway Company, Inc.; Bessemer and Lake Erie

Railroad Company, Inc.; Consolidated Rail Corporation; the

Penn Central Corporation, Inc. (D.C. Civil No. 84-02012).

Bessemer and Lake Erie Railroad Company, Appellant in 91-1588.

REPUBLIC STEEL CORPORATION

v.

The PENN CENTRAL CORPORATION; the Chesapeake & Ohio Railway

Company; the Baltimore & Ohio Railroad Company; CSX

Corporation; Consolidated Rail Corporation; Bessemer &

Lake Erie Railroad Company; Norfolk & Western Railway

Company; and the Pittsburgh & Lake Erie Railroad Company

(D.C. Civil No. 84-02079).

Bessemer and Lake Erie Railroad Company, Appellant in 91-1589.

NATIONAL STEEL CORPORATION

v.

PENN CENTRAL CORPORATION; the Chesapeake & Ohio Railway

Company; the Baltimore & Ohio Railroad Company; CSX

Corporation; Bessemer & Lake Erie Railroad Company;

Consolidated Rail Corporation (Civil No. 84-02134).

Bessemer and Lake Erie Railroad Company, Appellant in 91-1590.

JONES & LAUGHLIN STEEL INCORPORATED

v.

The PENN CENTRAL CORPORATION; the Chesapeake & Ohio Railway

Company; the Baltimore & Ohio Railroad Company; CSX

Corporation; Norfolk & Western Railway Company; Norfolk &

Southern Corporation; Bessemer & Lake Erie Railroad

Company; Consolidated Rail Corporation (D.C. Civil No. 84-02135).

Bessemer and Lake Erie Railroad Company, Appellant in 91-1591.

WHEELING-PITTSBURGH STEEL CORPORATION

v.

The PENN CENTRAL CORPORATION; the Chesapeake & Ohio Railway

Company; the Baltimore & Ohio Railroad Company; CSX

Corporation; Norfolk & Western Railway Company; Norfolk &

Southern Corporation; Bessemer & Lake Erie Railroad

Company; Consolidated Rail Corporation (D.C. Civil No. 84-02138).

Bessemer and Lake Erie Railroad Company, Appellant in 91-1592.

TAURO BROTHERS TRUCKING CO.

v.

BALTIMORE AND OHIO RAILROAD COMPANY, INC.; Bessemer and

Lake Erie Railroad, Inc.; Chesapeake & Ohio Railway

Company, Inc.; Consolidated Rail Corporation; and Norfolk

and Western Railway Company, Inc.

v.

PITTSBURGH & LAKE ERIE RAILROAD CO. (D.C. Civil No. 84-02781).

Bessemer and Lake Erie Railroad Company, Appellant in 91-1593.

SHARON STEEL CORPORATION

v.

The PENN CENTRAL CORPORATION; the Chesapeake & Ohio Railway

Company; the Baltimore & Ohio Railroad Company; CSX

Corporation; Bessemer & Lake Erie Railroad; Consolidated

Rail Corporation (D.C. Civil No. 84-05562).

Bessemer and Lake Erie Railroad Company, Appellant in 91-1594.

ERIE WESTERN PENNSYLVANIA PORT AUTHORITY; and Codan Corporation

v.

CHESAPEAKE & OHIO RAILWAY COMPANY, INC.; Baltimore and Ohio

Railroad Company, Inc.; CSX Corporation; Norfolk & Western

Railway Company, Inc.; Bessemer and Lake Erie Railroad

Company, Inc.; Consolidated Rail Corporation, Inc.; and

the Penn Central Corporation, Inc. (D.C. Civil No. 84-05760).

Bessemer and Lake Erie Railroad Company, Appellant in 91-1595.

C.D. AMBROSIA TRUCKING CO., INC.

v.

CHESAPEAKE & OHIO RAILWAY COMPANY; Baltimore and Ohio

Railroad Company, Inc.; CSX Corporation, Inc.; Norfolk &

Western Railway Company, Inc.; Bessemer and Lake Erie

Railroad Company, Inc.; Consolidated Rail Corporation; the

Penn Central Corporation, Inc. (D.C. Civil No. 84-02012).

C.D. Ambrosia Trucking Company ("Ambrosia"), Appellant in 91-1627.

REPUBLIC STEEL CORPORATION,

v.

The PENN CENTRAL CORPORATION; the Chesapeake & Ohio Railway

Company; the Baltimore & Ohio Railroad Company; CSX

Corporation; Consolidated Rail Corporation; Bessemer &

Lake Erie Railroad Company; Norfolk & Western Railway

Company; and the Pittsburgh & Lake Erie Railroad Company

(D.C. Civil No. 84-02079).

Republic Steel Corporation Appellant in 91-1628.

NATIONAL STEEL CORPORATION

v.

PENN CENTRAL CORPORATION; the Chesapeake & Ohio Railway

Company; the Baltimore & Ohio Railroad Company; CSX

Corporation; Bessemer & Lake Erie Railroad Company;

Consolidated Rail Corporation (D.C. Civil No. 84-02134).

National Steel Corporation, Appellant in 91-1629.

JONES & LAUGHLIN STEEL INCORPORATED

v.

The PENN CENTRAL CORPORATION, the Chesapeake & Ohio Railway

Company; the Baltimore & Ohio Railroad Company; CSX

Corporation; Norfolk & Western Railway Company; Norfolk &

Southern Corporation; Bessemer & Lake Erie Railroad

Company; Consolidated Rail Corporation (D.C. Civil No. 84-02135).

Jones & Laughlin Steel Incorporated, Appellant in 91-1630.

WHEELING-PITTSBURGH STEEL CORPORATION

v.

The PENN CENTRAL CORPORATION; the Chesapeake & Ohio Railway

Company; the Baltimore & Ohio Railroad Company; CSX

Corporation; Norfolk & Western Railway Company; Norfolk &

Southern Corporation; Bessemer & Lake Erie Railroad

Company; Consolidated Rail Corporation (D.C. Civil No. 84-02138).

Wheeling-Pittsburgh Steel Corporation, Appellant in 91-1631.

TAURO BROTHERS TRUCKING CO.

v.

BALTIMORE AND OHIO RAILROAD COMPANY, INC.; Bessemer and

Lake Erie Railroad, Inc.; Chesapeake & Ohio Railway

Company, Inc.; Consolidated Rail Corporation; and Norfolk

and Western Railway Company, Inc.

v.

PITTSBURGH & LAKE ERIE RAILROAD CO. (D.C. Civil No. 84-02781).

Tauro Brothers Trucking Company, Appellant in 91-1632.

SHARON STEEL CORPORATION

v.

The PENN CENTRAL CORPORATION; the Chesapeake & Ohio Railway

Company; the Baltimore & Ohio Railroad Company; CSX

Corporation; Bessemer & Lake Erie Railroad; Consolidated

Rail Corporation (D.C. Civil No. 84-05562).

Sharon Steel Corporation, Appellant in No. 91-1633.

ERIE WESTERN PENNSYLVANIA PORT AUTHORITY and Codan Corporation

v.

CHESAPEAKE & OHIO RAILWAY COMPANY, INC.; Baltimore and Ohio

Railroad Company, Inc.; CSX Corporation, Inc.; Norfolk &

Western Railway Company, Inc.; Consolidated Rail

Corporation, Inc.; and the Penn Central Corporation, Inc.

(D.C. Civil No. 84-05760).

Erie-Western Pennsylvania Port Authority and Codan

Corporation ("Erie"), Appellants in 91-1634.

Nos. 91-1526, 91-1586-91-1595, 91-1627-91-1634.

United States Court of Appeals, Third Circuit

May 27, 1993

Argued June 10, 1992.

Amended June 9, 1993.

Corrected June 15, 1993.

This version also contains amendments from June 9, 1993 Order of the Court.

Sur Petition for Rehearing July 26, 1993.

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Paul F. Beery, Michael Spurlock (argued), Kitt C. Cooper (argued), Beery & Spurlock Co., L.P.A., Columbus, OH, for Wills Trucking Inc. and Toledo World Terminal, Inc.

James V. Dick, Timothy W. Bergin, Squire, Sanders & Dempsey, Washington, DC, James M. Porter, Thomas S. Kilbane, Stacy D. Ballin, Squire, Sanders & Dempsey, Cleveland, OH, Howard J. Trienens (argued), G. Paul Moates, Carter G. Phillips, Sidley & Austin, Washington, DC, Thomas A. Masterson, Jr., William J. Taylor, Taylor & Taylor, Philadelphia, PA, for Bessemer & Lake Erie R. Co.

Kenneth P. Kolson, Ass'n of American Railroads, Washington, DC, for amicus Association of American Railroads.

Richard McMillan, Jr., Crowell & Moring, Washington, DC, for amicus CSX Trans. Inc.

Laurence Z. Shiekman, Pepper, Hamilton & Scheetz, Philadelphia, PA, for amicus Consolidated Rail Corp.

Bruce J. Ennis (argued), Carl S. Nadler, Jenner & Block, Washington, DC, Lawrence R. Velvel, Michael L. Coyne, Windham, NH, for CD Ambrosia Trucking, Erie Western Pennsylvania Port Authority and Codan Corp.

Richard T. Colman (argued), Robert F. Ruyak, Robert L. Green, Jr., Jerrold J. Ganzfried, Basil C. Culyba, Marcia P. Kaplan, Howrey & Simon, Washington, DC, for Republic Steel Corp., Jones & Laughlin Steel Inc. and Wheeling-Pittsburgh Steel Corp.

William M. Wycoff (argued), Kevin C. Abbott, George P. Faines, Julie A. Maloney, Thorp, Reed & Armstrong, Pittsburgh, PA, for National Steel Corp. and Sharon Steel Corp.

Jerry S. Cohen, Ann C. Yahner, Cohen, Milstein, Hausfeld & Toll, Washington, DC, for Tauro Bros. Trucking Co.

Before: MANSMANN, SCIRICA and ROTH, Circuit Judges.

OPINION

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