Comcast Can't Dodge Plaintiffs' Cert. Bid, Judge Says

Law360, Los Angeles (November 12, 2013, 10:17 PM EST) -- A Pennsylvania federal judge on Tuesday refused to dismiss the latest bid for class certification by a group of cable TV subscribers accusing Comcast Corp. of monopolizing the Philadelphia market, saying the court has authority to consider the plaintiffs' motion to recertify a narrower class.

U.S. District Judge John R. Padova denied Comcast's motion to strike plaintiffs' motion to recertify a class of Philadelphia area cable subscribers, ruling the U.S. Supreme Court's earlier decision in the case does not preclude the motion. The high court in March reversed a...
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