Continuing in a groove well worn by decisions rendered over the last several years, Virginia's federal courts have, over the past year, continued to demonstrate a measure of hostility toward antitrust conspiracy claims by regularly disposing of fully-discovered conspiracy claims through summary adjudication. Plaintiffs' conspiracy claims in the health care context have fared especially poorly.
Michael F. Urbanski,
Annual Survey of Virginia Law: Antitrust and Trade Regulation,
U. Rich. L. Rev.
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