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SOURCE Susman Godfrey LLP
NEW YORK, July 7, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The following is being released by the law firm of SUSMAN GODFREY LLP.
There is a $19 million settlement with Twin America, LLC, Coach USA, Inc., International Bus Services, Inc., CitySights LLC, and CitySights Twin, LLC (together called the "Defendants").
The lawsuit pending in federal court in New York City claims that Coach and CitySights conspired to form a joint venture, Twin America, against state and federal law. The lawsuit claims that this new company dominated the "hop-on, hop-off" bus tour business in New York City enabling the Defendants to fix ticket prices and reduce competition – resulting in higher ticket prices for customers. The Defendants deny that they did anything wrong.
Generally, the settlement includes anyone who bought Gray Line or CitySights "hop-on, hop-off" bus tours in New York City from February 1, 2009 until June 16, 2014.
The Settlement Fund will pay:
If there is any money left in the Settlement Fund after claims, costs, and taxes have been paid, it will be given to the Department of Justice, Antitrust Division, and/or the New York Attorney General's Office.
For more information about the settlement or to get a claim form, visit www.TourBusSettlement.com or call 1-866-431-9265.
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