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Baltimore man's lawsuit over Ticketmaster fees moves forward

Baltimore man's lawsuit over Ticketmaster fees moves forward

A federal judge this week allowed a Baltimore man's lawsuit against Ticketmaster's fees to move forward. U.S. District Judge Ellen Hollander dismissed several of Andre Bourgeois' claims – including allegations that the Live Nation company engaged in "negligent misrepresentation" and "fraud" – but said he could proceed with the core of his case. Bourgeois is seeking to win a class-action judgment against the ticket-seller after he said he was overcharged at a 2009 Jackson Browne concert at the Lyric Opera House. Maryland's highest court has ruled that Ticketmaster's fees violate a 1948 Baltimore ordinance designed to curb scalping of...

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