Comcast Dodges Fee Suit Launched By Business Customers

Law360, New York (May 20, 2013, 1:59 PM EDT) -- A Pennsylvania federal judge on Friday tossed a proposed class action accusing Comcast Cable Communications Inc. of wrongly hitting its business-class customers with early termination and Internet equipment fees, saying there's no controversy since Comcast offered to settle the allegations in a previous lawsuit.

U.S. District Judge Jan E. DuBois said the lawsuit lacks traction because Comcast's settlement offer in a nearly identical Illinois class complaint occurred before the current lawsuit was filed, meaning the plaintiffs hadn't suffered any injury when they filed their new lawsuit....
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