Ticketmaster Buyer Class Seeks Final OK On $280M Deal

Law360, Los Angeles (July 24, 2012, 8:49 PM EDT) -- Attorneys for about 56 million online ticket buyers urged a California judge Tuesday to approve a class settlement over claims Ticketmaster Entertainment Inc. deceived consumers about processing and delivery charges, saying objections from about 100 class members shouldn’t block a nationwide deal worth up to $280 million.

“This settlement comes before you for final approval after nearly nine years of protracted litigation in five different courts,” the plaintiffs’ attorney Steven Blonder told Los Angeles Superior Court Judge Kenneth R. Freeman on Tuesday. “The burden shifts to...
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