Asus Hit With Class Action Over Tablet's Alleged Defect

Law360, Chicago (February 13, 2012, 3:16 PM EST) -- AsusTek Computer Inc. was targeted Thursday in a putative consumer class action in California alleging the company's Transformer Prime tablet device has a defective design that prevents it from performing GPS and wireless capabilities as advertised.

Named plaintiff Colin Fraser filed suit on behalf of a proposed class of U.S. consumers who purchased the ASUS Eee Pad Transformer Prime TF201 Tablet, which he alleges has a metallic design that impedes "the performance of the GPS when the device receives signals from satellites, and was reported to...
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