Fan Files Lawsuit Against Live Nation, Ticketmaster Over Refund Policy
Amid a wave of intense backlash for its pandemic-era refund policy, Ticketmaster and parent company Live Nation Entertainment were hit with a class action lawsuit. Consumer Derek Hansen filed the suit with the U.S. District Court for the Northern District of California, alleging the companies used false advertising and... Read more
Major League Baseball Hit With Lawsuit Over Ticket Refunds
Major League Baseball and its ticketing partners, including Ticketmaster and StubHub, have been hit with a lawsuit regarding ticket refunds as the season remains delayed. The suit was filed Monday with the U.S. District Court in Los Angeles and alleges violations of California’s Consumer Legal Remedies Act and Unfair Competition... Read more
Ticketmaster Settles Canada “Drip Pricing” Lawsuit for $4.5 Million
Canada’s Competition Bureau (CCB) says that Ticketmaster will pay $4.5 million in penalties to settle a case related to its online ticket sales operations, according to multiple outlets. The settlement involves a $4 million penalty, plus $500,000 in reimbursement for the costs related to the investigation. “The bureau expects... Read more
Judge Ruling Means StubHub “Drip Pricing” Lawsuit Can Continue
A California judge has ruled against a motion to dismiss a lawsuit filed against StubHub over alleged “drip pricing” practices – showing an artificially low price to the consumer, only to disclose fees at the last minute – meaning the eBay (NASDAQ: EBAY) subsidiary and ticket resale giant will... Read more