Ticketmaster's $4M Insurance Suit Reinstated By 9th Circ.

Law360, Los Angeles (April 26, 2013, 5:28 PM ET) -- The Ninth Circuit on Friday revived Ticketmaster LLC's suit demanding that Illinois Unions Insurance Co. pay $4 million to defend it in a class action over allegedly deceptive ticket fees, saying a lower court erred by not properly analyzing an exclusion provision.

A three-judge panel found that although the policy contained an exclusion provision that says coverage doesn't apply to claims arising out of “any dispute involving fees, expenses or costs paid to or charged by the insured,” the provision itself wasn't properly scrutinized.

“The district...
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