Judge Rules Current Comcast Antitrust Deal Unenforceable

Law360, New York (September 26, 2012, 8:55 PM EDT) -- A Pennsylvania federal judge on Tuesday refused to hold Comcast Corp. to an outline of a settlement the company and plaintiffs in an antitrust dispute had tentatively reached prior to the U.S. Supreme Court agreeing to review a class certification issue in the monopolization case.

In an order signed Tuesday, U.S. District Judge John R. Padova concluded there was no enforceable settlement contract between Comcast and a group of Philadelphia-area cable subscribers claiming the company illegally used its monopoly power to increase prices. Instead, the judge...
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