A Texas attorney who accidentally purchased tickets for Broadway’s hit musical Hamilton for the wrong day is now suing Ticketmaster.
According to court documents obtained by Above the Law, Joshua Davis had intended to buy three tickets to a Hamilton show on March 14 or 15 in New York City for his daughter’s 12th birthday. The suit, Davis v. Ticketmaster, claims that when Davis clicked the “back” button in his browser, the ticket purchase dates changed from a day in March to January 17. Although he exited the page, he was still charged $2,325.20 for three tickets.
“Davis said he immediately called Ticketmaster to correct his purchase, but “after a prolonged hold, and then speaking to a ‘resolution specialist,’ Ticketmaster refused to make the change or refund the money,” the suit says.
Since Ticketmaster would not refund Davis the money, he was left with no other choice but to resell the tickets through Ticketmaster’s resale platform and is currently selling the tickets for face-value. He’s not giving up on the case though, noting, “thank goodness I have a law license.”
Davis is suing the ticketing company for fraudulent inducement and breach of contract. He is arguing that the company violates the Sherman Antitrust Act.