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StubHub Appeals Ruling Letting App Buyers Sue Over Covid Refunds

June 10, 2022, 12:36 AM

StubHub Inc. is appealing to the Ninth Circuit over a ruling that will allow ticket buyers on the mobile app to pursue claims over Covid-19 event cancellation refunds in court.

A group of consolidated cases in federal court alleged the company refused to offer refunds for tickets to events that were canceled due to the pandemic, violating it’s own “FanProtect Guarantee.”

The U.S. District Court for the Northern District of California sent most claims to arbitration, but found that eight plaintiffs who purchased tickets via StubHub’s mobile app could keep their claims in court.

The plaintiffs alleged the sign in ...