Vivid Seats American Currency Charges Class Action
Quebec Superior Court file #
Plaintiff alleges that Vivid Seats contracts with Quebec consumers (by selling them tickets to events both in Quebec and outside of Quebec) by advertising a price that does not indicate that the currency is in American dollars and then charges consumers in American dollars (which is approximately 30% more);
This class action seeks the reimbursement of the amounts that Defendant Vivid Seats LLC unlawfully charged Class members for purchases made on its websites and mobile applications for shows and/or sporting events, in violation of sections 54.4(h), 219, 224(c) and 228 of Quebec’s Consumer Protection Act (the “CPA”), as well as punitive damages for the exploitation of Quebec consumers;
All consumers within the meaning of the Quebec’s Consumer Protection Act who purchased a ticket from Vivid Seats web site or application since November 16th, 2014
Remedies sought for consumers
- Reimbursement in the amount of the 29.3% overcharge by Vivid Seats per class member, as well as punitive damages of $100.00 each.
Class Action Authorized by the Superior Court of Quebec on September 6, 2018.
Files – Vivid Seats Currency Charges
Originating Application against Vivid Seats – February 25, 2019
Judgment Authorizing the Class Action against Vivid Seats – September 6, 2018
Application to Authorize against Vivid Seats – November 16, 2017
Notice of a Class Action against Vivid Seats (ENG)
Avis d’action collective contre Vivid Seats (FR)
Avis court d’action collective – Short Form Notice of a Class Action – Vivid Seats (FR/ENG)