Judge OKs Apple's Refund Deal In Faulty Adapter Suit

Law360, New York (September 28, 2011, 2:26 PM EDT) -- A California federal judge on Tuesday gave conditional approval to a class action settlement granting refunds to consumers who bought defective power adapters from Apple Inc. after closing a loophole in the agreement that the computing giant said would have exposed it to fraud.

U.S. District Judge James Ware called the agreement "fair, reasonable and adequate" and said the lawsuit meets class action standards for purposes of the settlement. Earlier this month, the judge altered the settlement to protect from possible abuses, saying customers would have...
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