Judge Again Trims HP Tablet Class Action

Law360, New York (January 31, 2011, 4:07 PM EST) -- A federal judge has again narrowed a putative class action over alleged cursor problems in Hewlett-Packard Co.'s tablet computers, ruling the plaintiffs had failed in their latest attempt to show HP knowingly shilled defective products in violation of warranties.

Judge Richard Seeborg signed the order Friday in the U.S. District Court for the Northern District of California, granting HP's motion to toss lead plaintiff David Baba's California Consumer Legal Remedies Act claim and co-lead plaintiff Ray Ritz's express warranty claim without leave to amend.

The judge...
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