Apple's $53M IPhone Warranty Settlement To Win Green Light

Law360, San Francisco (June 19, 2013, 7:49 PM EDT) -- A California federal judge indicated Wednesday he would give preliminary approval to a $53 million settlement between Apple Inc. and a class of 4,000 iPhone and iPod Touch users who say Apple wrongfully refused to provide warranty coverage for their devices.

U.S. District Judge Richard Seeborg didn't formally rule Wednesday, but said he would soon approve the deal, certify the class of plaintiffs and consolidate a similar case brought by plaintiff Sean Pennington against Apple, which also claims Apple denied warranty coverage based on a liquid-detection...
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