Lenovo Hit With New Class Suit Over Notebooks' Wi-Fi Woes

Law360, New York (November 1, 2013, 5:40 PM EDT) -- A Lenovo Group Ltd. unit faces a class action in Washington. D.C., over an alleged defect in its Ideapad U Series notebook computers that a user claims prevents reliable wireless Internet connections, saying the company first concealed the problem then provided false assurances of a fix, breaching its product warranties.

Plaintiff Michael Wheeler’s suit, filed Oct. 22, accuses Lenovo of hyping up its Lenovo Ideapad U Series, Ultrabook or Ultraportable notebook computers as impeccably designed and offering dependable Wi-Fi connectivity even after becoming aware of a...
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