Live Nation Sidesteps Parking-Fee Tying Class Action

Law360, New York (March 14, 2013, 9:01 PM EDT) -- An Illinois federal judge on Wednesday shut down a proposed antitrust class action accusing Live Nation Entertainment Inc. of illegally tying parking fees to concert tickets, ruling that the parking surcharge didn't break federal or state laws.

U.S. District Judge Gary Feinerman found that Live Nation was not restraining competition in the parking market and that James Batson — the concertgoer who filed the suit after paying to park at an event he had walked to — hadn't been strong-armed into forking over the $9 parking...
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