Bloomberg Law
Nov. 3, 2021, 2:22 PM

NFL Fails to Shake Off Super Bowl LIV Game Pass Crash Suit

Peter Hayes
Peter Hayes

The National Football League failed to get an early dismissal of a proposed class action in New York federal court by overseas NFL Game Pass subscribers over the crash of the livestream during Super Bowl LIV on Feb. 2, 2020.

The league argued plaintiff Sietel Singh Gill’s breach of contract claims should be dismissed because he acquired the subscription from third parties and there was no contract or service that connects the allegations to the NFL.

But Gill “plausibly pleads” the existence of a binding contract between himself and the league, the U.S. District Court for the Southern District of ...

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