Ticketmaster Asks 9th Circ. To Revive $4M Coverage Suit

Law360, Los Angeles (April 11, 2013, 8:07 PM EDT) -- Ticketmaster LLC urged the Ninth Circuit on Thursday to revive a lawsuit demanding that Illinois Union Insurance Co. pay $4 million to defend a class action over allegedly deceptive ticket fees, arguing the trial judge misread an exclusion provision barring coverage of fee disputes.

At oral arguments in Pasadena, Calif., Kirk A. Pasich, one of Ticketmaster's lawyers, argued that U.S. District Judge Percy Anderson read Illinois Union Insurance's policy with the ticket seller too broadly when he dismissed the complaint in 2011. Judge Anderson ruled that...
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