NFL Found Liable In Super Bowl Seating Fight

Law360, Dallas (March 12, 2015, 10:55 AM EDT) -- A Texas federal jury said Thursday the National Football League should pay about $75,000 to seven Super Bowl ticketholders displaced from their seats or who had obstructed views at the 2011 game at AT&T Stadium, though the possibility of a mistrial based on key witness testimony still hangs over the case.

The eight-member jury found after about five hours of deliberations the NFL breached its contracts with the seven ticketholders, but rejected a claim it had fraudulently induced two of the ticketholders to buy seats with obstructed views. Its award includes damages ranging from about $5,700 up to $22,000 per plaintiff,...

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