Samsung Gets Galaxy Defect Action Sent To Arbitration

Law360, New York (July 10, 2013, 2:22 PM EDT) -- A California federal judge on Tuesday halted a putative class action against Samsung Telecommunications America LLC over allegedly defective Galaxy S phones and referred the matter to arbitration, reversing his January decision after discovering the plaintiff had omitted key information in Samsung's warranty agreement.

U.S. District Judge Cormac Carney ruled that Laura Carwile's initial complaint incorrectly identified the type of phone she purchased and neglected to include the portion of the warranty agreement that explicitly states that all disputes arising from the sale of the phone...
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