Supreme Court Set to Hear Comcast Anti-Trust Case

The Supreme Court of the United States will soon hear a case involving Comcast and an class-action, anti-trust lawsuit alleging that the cable behemoth gobbled up competition and was able to unfairly raise prices on two million customers in the Philadelphia area. Comcast, though, might very well be poised to consider the case a victory because the Supreme Court is actually hearing the case to decide the legitimacy of the class-action claim. SCOTUS will consider, “Whether a district court may certify a class action without resolving whether the plaintiff class has introduced admissible evidence, including expert testimony, to show that the case is susceptible to awarding damages on a class-wide basis.” The issue was scheduled to go to trial in September, but a ruling against the class-action status would send it back for further litigation. [Inquirer]