MLB Says COVID-19 Ticket Refund Suit Should Be Out At 1st

Law360 (July 30, 2020, 7:56 PM EDT) -- Major League Baseball asked a California federal judge to dismiss claims against the league and its teams from fans alleging they are owed refunds for tickets purchased to games canceled because of the COVID-19 pandemic, arguing the claims are moot because refunds or credits have already been issued.

MLB on Wednesday said the lawsuit against it and major ticket companies StubHub and Ticketmaster is nothing more than hastily filed litigation aimed at capitalizing on the pandemic but is "riddled with defects."

"As this once-in-a-century pandemic has unfolded, all 30 MLB clubs — including the clubs from which plaintiffs allegedly purchased tickets...

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