Comcast Seeks Arbitration, Stay In Set-Top Box MDL

Law360, New York (January 7, 2010, 1:19 PM EST) -- Comcast Corp. has taken a swipe at multidistrict litigation accusing the company of tying its premium cable services to its set-top box rentals, asking the court to compel six plaintiffs to arbitrate some of their claims and stay the rest of the MDL until that arbitration is complete.

Comcast filed its motion to compel arbitration and stay the action Wednesday in the U.S. District Court for the Eastern District of Pennsylvania, seeking to have six of the eight plaintiffs listed by name submit three claims of...
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