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Monday, September 21, 2020

Judge Sends Baseball Fans’ Suit Against Ticketmaster, StubHub to Arbitration

Baseball fans unhappy about COVID-19 ticket refund policies who bought their seats on Ticketmaster or StubHub will have to arbitrate their claims, a California federal judge has ruled.

Fans in April sued the league itself; each individual team; StubHub; and Ticketmaster and its parent, Live Nation….

U.S. District Judge Dale Fischer on Sept. 14 sided with the sites finding that the click-through agreements users interact with while signing into the site and buying tickets are sufficient to provide notice of the policy and constitute mutual assent to an arbitration agreement. Citing an unpublished 9th Circuit decision in another dispute involving Ticketmaster, Fischer notes the site’s Terms of Use ‘provided sufficient notice for constructive assent, and therefore’ created ‘a binding arbitration agreement between’ the consumer and Ticketmaster.” The court cites the same logic and case law in a similar order granting StubHub’s motion.

RoyalsRetro (AG#1F) Posted: September 21, 2020 at 10:43 PM | 0 comment(s) Login to Bookmark
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