Judge Consolidates Super Bowl Class Actions

Law360, New York (April 11, 2011, 10:48 PM EDT) -- A federal judge in Texas consolidated two putative class actions Friday against the National Football League brought by Super Bowl XLV ticket holders who were denied seats and alleged breach of contract and fraud claims.

Judge Barbara M. G. Lynn of the U.S. District Court for the Northern District of Texas ruled that consolidation would avoid unnecessary costs or delays, given that the two suits concern a common question of law.

About 400 ticket holders were displaced from their Super Bowl seats at the Dallas Cowboys...
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