Apple Pays $6.6M To End Suit Over IPhone 4S Update Glitch

Law360 (October 18, 2019, 5:44 PM EDT) -- A California judge on Friday approved Apple Inc.'s $6.6 million deal to resolve a putative class action alleging the tech giant issued iPhone 4S system updates that caused Wi-Fi and Bluetooth connectivity issues, despite expressing concerns over the settlement participation rate.

During a hearing in San Jose, Santa Clara Superior Court Judge Brian C. Walsh adopted his tentative ruling approving the settlement, under which the three plaintiffs law firms will receive $1.5 million in attorneys' fees, or 22.5% of the total settlement, and $169,000 to cover litigation expenses.

The judge also noted in his tentative ruling that the settlement administrator made...

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