France Grills Apple Over Exploding IPhones

Law360, New York (August 28, 2009, 6:26 PM EDT) -- French Secretary of State for Trade and Consumer Affairs Herve Novelli reportedly met Friday with executives for Apple Inc.'s arm in France to discuss a spate of reports of shattering or cracking screens on the technology giant's popular iPhone.

Novelli and Apple France Financial Director Michel Coulomb discussed reports by the French media of more than 10 cases of iPhone screens cracking or phones exploding, the New York Times reported.

He said before the meeting that he planned to discuss “causes of the implosion of these...
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