Microsoft Wins Denial Of Nationwide Class In Zune Suit

Law360, New York (November 22, 2011, 4:12 PM EST) -- A New Jersey federal judge ruled Monday that a suit over defects in Microsoft Corp.’s Zune MP3 player's display screen could not proceed as a nationwide class action, while deferring a ruling on whether to certify a New Jersey-wide class.

Plaintiffs Catherine Smith, James Maloney and Marylee Maloney filed for class certification in March, seeking to represent all U.S. residents who bought or owned a Microsoft Zune 30-gigabyte model with an liquid-crystal-display screen that cracked within the warranty period and who did not receive a replacement...
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