Browns Ticket Holder Sues Team, NFL Over Lockout

Law360, New York (March 25, 2011, 4:55 PM EDT) -- A fan filed suit against the Cleveland Browns and the National Football League in Ohio state court Thursday, alleging the sport's labor dispute and resulting player lockout is a violation of his exclusive contract for Browns tickets.

Kenneth Lanci filed his complaint Thursday in the Court of Common Pleas, Cuyahoga County, claiming that the lockout violates his contractual rights as a so-called “personal seat license holder.” Lanci has owned ten personal seat licenses since 1997, which give him the exclusive use and possession of certain seats...
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