Apple Sued Over Cracked IPhone Screens

Law360, New York (January 31, 2011, 2:09 PM EST) -- Two nearly identical class actions filed in California state and federal courts allege that Apple Inc. misled consumers about the strength and durability of the glass screens and panels on its iPhone 4 devices.

The lawsuits were filed Jan. 25 in the U.S. District Court for the Northern District of California and in the Superior Court of the State of California for the County of Los Angeles. Plaintiffs claim the iPhone 4 is defective because its housing will crack even under normal use.

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