Fyre Festival Attendees Vie For Consolidation Venue
By Joyce Hanson (June 14, 2017, 7:05 PM EDT) -- Lawyers for angry attendees of the failed Fyre Festival in the Bahamas clamored on Tuesday to consolidate growing multidistrict litigation against the event's organizers, arguing that six cases pending in four federal courts all seek class certification that calls for coordinated pretrial proceedings.
Fyre Festival attendees — who complained of being stranded on a remote island with sparse food and disaster relief tents for shelter after paying thousands of dollars for the supposedly luxurious music festival in late April and early May — filed several competing motions for consolidation and transfer of the cases, suggesting the Southern District of New York,...
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