Antitrust Suits Piling Up For Clear Channel

Law360, New York (October 3, 2006, 12:00 AM EDT) -- Clear Channel Communications Inc. has been slapped with another lawsuit accusing the entertainment giant of boosting concert ticket prices by preventing competition for concert promotion services nationwide.

The case, filed on Monday in the United States District Court for the District of Arizona by lead plaintiff Cheryl Hintzen, is an antitrust complaint on behalf of individuals who bought concert tickets from Clear Channel in Pheonix, Arizona and within a 200 mile radius of the city.

Hintzen is seeking class action status and a jury trial....
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