Joseph Hanna Quoted in “MLB Avoids Antitrust Hit With Single-Team Streaming Deal,” Law360
Law360 sought commentary from Joseph M. Hanna, Chair of Goldberg Segalla’s Sports and Entertainment Practice Group, for its examination of the implications of Major League Baseball’s recent settlement with fans in a class action over how out-of-market game broadcasts are sold.
“Obviously, any time you deal with litigation, you are rolling the dice with a trial,” Joe told Law360. “They could have gone to trial, and who knows how it would have been decided. … The opportunity to settle a case and have what I believe to be a reasonably fair outcome for both parties is usually a win-win.”
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- “MLB Avoids Antitrust Hit With Single-Team Streaming Deal,” Law360, January 20, 2016 (subscription required)