HP Settles Class Action Over Defective Desktops

Law360, New York (July 15, 2011, 9:15 PM EDT) -- The plaintiffs in a putative class action against Hewlett-Packard Co. in California said Friday that they had reached a settlement on behalf of an estimated 45,000 class members who bought allegedly defective desktop computers.

“After more than a year of litigation and many obstacles, class counsel have achieved what they sought out to do — obtain HP’s agreement to fix the problem alleged in the complaint in certain models of HP’s Pavilion Elite series of desktop computers,” said a memorandum in support of the settlement....
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