HP Escapes 'Crazy Cursor' Class Action

Law360, New York (October 29, 2012, 1:27 PM EDT) -- A California federal judge on Friday tossed a proposed class action against Hewlett-Packard Co. that alleged it failed to properly identify and fix problems with “crazy cursors” on some touch-screen notebooks, saying the plaintiffs hadn’t given HP enough chances to fix them.

Although the plaintiffs in the suit contacted HP about the cursor issue — a recurring phenomenon in which the cursor would mysteriously migrate to the bottom right corner of the screen — and in some cases sent the computers in for repair, U.S. District...
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