A class-action lawsuit against Ticketmaster is scheduled for a hearing in Los Angeles Superior Court in January. The plaintiffs, who are concertgoers and fans of the entertainment company, allege unfair business practices and unconscionable contract terms. The suit was granted class status by the court after the plaintiffs filed their complaints in February 2014. The lawsuit has attracted widespread attention and is expected to cost more than $35 million. Consumers may be entitled to refunds of up to 50% of the cost of a concert ticket, but they have not been informed about the fee.
The suit claims that Ticketmaster has a history of secretly helping scalpers grab tickets and collecting kickbacks from secondary sales.
While this secondary market is legal and allows for mass resale, it violates the company’s policies. Ticketmaster’s managing partner, Steve Berman, described the program as a “highly controlled black-market scheme.” The proposed class of consumers includes all people in the U.S. who purchased their tickets through professional resellers associated with the resale market.
The lawsuit claims that Ticketmaster has failed to provide refunds to customers in the past. In addition to charging higher prices for a ticket than the actual price, Ticketmaster also gives a hefty kickback to scalpers, although the company did not notify them of the postponed event. Besides, scalpers received special incentives to buy tickets through Ticketmaster, including discounts and rewards.
In response to the lawsuit, Ticketmaster clarified its refund policy.
While the company does not have a clear refund policy, it does have a 30-day resale plan. However, the plaintiff does not agree with this, claiming that they should be given a full refund. As a result, the court ordered a court to make sure the plaintiffs were compensated. The decision will help determine whether the case will proceed.
As a consumer, you have the right to take legal action if a company has failed to provide a service. This lawsuit may help you recover monetary damages if a company fails to meet its obligations. In addition, it may also result in injunctive relief. If you are a ticket holder, it’s important to act as soon as possible. Otherwise, it will only serve to increase the costs of the concert.
Ticketmaster has changed its refund policies. The refund policy is only valid when a show is canceled.
After the COVID-19 outbreak, they have not refunded any of their tickets. Their policy states that they can keep only a certain percentage of their customers’ money, which can lead to further losses. For example, if the event is postponed, a refund can be requested within 30 days.
The lawsuit alleges that Ticketmaster is secretly helping scalpers get tickets and then collecting kickbacks from them. This is illegal because it is illegal to hold a ticket holder’s money hostage. In addition to this, it violates company policies regarding its refund policies. The case proposes a class action suit against Ticketmaster on behalf of concertgoers. There are currently no refunds on the reschedule policy, though a 30-day window for cancellations will be offered by a law firm.
The lawsuit cites the fact that Ticketmaster’s refund policy violates California law.
This law protects consumers against overcharging by overcharging and unfair sales practices. A majority of the court’s rulings have upheld the rulings, forcing a rescheduled event to be held at a lower price. Ticketmaster has also withdrawn its offer to make refunds for concertgoers who are unable to attend the show.
The lawsuit claims that the company has violated provincial consumer protection laws and the Competition Act. A class-action lawsuit against Ticketmaster is a lawsuit filed by concertgoers who bought tickets in error. This case can be filed against a large company or an individual. In the case of Ticketmaster, a judge orders the settlement of a claim. The court’s decision is not binding on a party’s liability, but it may have a significant impact on the terms of a particular concert.