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Michigan Antitrust Laws

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Antitrust laws are intended to foster competition by discouraging large corporate mergers and other maneuvers that limit consumer choice. A "trust" is large company with little to no competition, such as a monopoly. Michigan antitrust laws are encoded in the state's Antitrust Reform Act, which allows for private lawsuits and enforces a four-year statute of limitations in which to file a claim.

Learn more about Michigan antitust laws and related matters with the following chart and links.

Antitrust Code Section Michigan Antitrust Reform Act: 445.771, et seq.
Is a Private Lawsuit Possible? Yes; attorney general also enforces
Time Limit to Bring Claim 4 yrs.
Can a Successful Plaintiff Recover Attorneys' Fees? Yes

Note: State laws are constantly changing -- contact a Michigan antitrust attorney or conduct your own legal research to verify the state law(s) you are researching.

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