Nintendo Gets Flying Wii Remote Case Tossed

Law360, New York (March 8, 2010, 7:06 PM EST) -- A federal judge has shot down a purported class action alleging Nintendo of America Inc.’s defective wrist straps on its Wii controllers failed to prevent controllers from slipping out of users’ hands and causing damage to their televisions, holding that the plaintiffs cannot pursue claims under Washington state law.

Judge Marcia S. Krieger of the U.S. District Court for the District of Colorado on Monday granted Nintendo’s bid to dismiss the case, but stayed the ruling for 30 days to allow the plaintiffs to decide whether...
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