Thunder on the Mountain Cancellation Settlement

This settlement resolves a class action concerning the Thunder on the Mountain music festival in Ozark, Arkansas in June 2015. The festival was canceled just before it was to begin, and purchasers of many types of festival passes and permits for vendor booths never received refunds. This settlement includes $450,000 from an earlier, partial settlement  Read more

An Earlier Thunder on the Mountain Festival

SeaWorld Parks, Busch Gardens No Refunds for Closures Class Action

On March 16, 2020, SeaWorld Parks & Entertainment, Inc. closed down all of its parks, including Busch Gardens in Williamsburg, Virginia and Tampa, Florida. Since that time, customers with annual memberships have not been able to use them to go to the parks. The complaint for this class action alleges that SeaWorld continues to charge  Read more

Busch Gardens Williamsburg

Legoland and Other Attractions Refunds for Closures Class Action

Many businesses and institutions have been forced to closed under state governors’ orders to prevent the spread of Covid-19. In some instances, customers have been refused refunds for amounts they prepaid for things like tuition, airfare, or season passes. This class brings suit against Merlin Entertainments Group US Holdings, Inc. and its related companies and  Read more

Gate to Legoland California

StubHub No Refunds for Canceled Events Class Action

StubHub, Inc. is a ticket resale company the offers a FanProtect Guarantee, “a trademarked promised that guaranteed consumers they would be protected against the risks of buying from a ticket reseller[,]” says the complaint for this class action. Nevertheless, the complaint claims that StubHub is refusing to refund money paid for tickets when the events  Read more

Audience Crowd at Outdoor Concert

Canada Festival Metro Metro Ticket Price Settlement

The Festival Metropolitain pour la Musique Urbaine is settling a Canadian class action alleging that it violated the Consumer Protection Act by charging higher prices for tickets than advertised. The complaint alleged that the ticket sellers tacked on added fees and delivery costs that significantly raised ticket prices above the advertised amounts. To see the  Read more

Multi-State Lottery Losing Ticket Settlement

This settlement resolves a class action against Iowa’s Multi-State Lottery Association (MUSL). The complaint claimed that MUSL violated state laws in connection with the use of certain random number generating technology when it conducted drawings for intra- and interstate lotteries.  Read more

Fortnite Game Lures Minors into In-App Purchases Class Action

Epic Games, Inc. permits free downloads of its video games, including the game Fortnite, which is aimed at children. However, the free games aren’t always entirely free; they may involve in-app purchases. The complaint for this class action asking for a declaratory judgment confirming “a minor’s right to disaffirm in-app purchases…” That is, the complaint  Read more

Characters from Fortnite Game

Spotify Copyright Violation Settlement

Spotify, the digital on-demand music service, is paying more than $43 million to settle a class action alleging it made available for streaming or limited downloading music for which it did not have rights or a license for use. The complaint alleged the company had violated copyright laws.  Read more

Ticketmaster TradeDesk Program Supports Scalpers Class Action

What, exactly, is Ticketmaster’s TradeDesk program? The complaint for this class action alleges that it is simply to enable scalpers, so that Ticketmaster can get a second cut of revenue on sales.   Read more

Ticketmaster Logo on Concert Audience Background

Ticketmaster Winks at Scalpers for a Cut of the Action, Says Class Action

This complaint claims that Ticketmaster, LLC and Live Nation Entertainment, Inc. have allowed ticket scalpers to flourish rather than getting rid of them, alleging that the companies receive kickbacks from scalpers’ sales. This allows them to make money on the same tickets twice, the complaint claims: once when the tickets are originally sold and then  Read more

Pair of Event Tickets