NU Online News Service, Aug. 19, 11:35 a.m. EDT

A federal appeals court has vacated the decision by a district court three years ago to dismiss antitrust and racketeering complaints against numerous insurers and brokers allegedly involved in a bid-rigging scheme with Marsh & McLennan.

The 3rd U.S. Circuit Court of Appeals in Philadelphia said it finds that plaintiffs do have grounds to go after the defendants with claims based on the alleged violations of the Sherman Antitrust Act and Racketeer Influenced and Corrupt Organizations (RICO) act.

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