SAN FRANCISCO -- BankAmerica Corp. has won a tentative dismissal of a multibillion-dollar credit card price-fixing suit filed against it. But the judge in the case said he would consider further evidence that could still allow the case to go to trial.

San Francisco Superior Court Judge William Cahill on Wednesday granted BankAmerica's motion in the six-year-old case, ruling that the plaintiffs had not produced enough evidence to take the case to a jury. But he gave the plaintiffs' lawyers until Sept. 28 to come up with more specific proof of wrongdoing, leaving an opening for a possible trial.

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