Judge Trims LG Smartphone Defect Class Action

Law360, New York (February 15, 2012, 8:01 PM EST) -- While allowing the bulk of the case to move forward, a California federal judge gave LG Electronics MobileComm USA Inc. a minor victory Monday in a putative class action battle over an allegedly defective smartphone by partially dismissing one of seven claims brought by consumers.

Judge Marilyn L. Huff said that breach of warranty claims based on design defects made by lead plaintiff Terry Horvath should be thrown out, ruling that the warranty for the LG P999 G2X mobile phone only covered defects in materials and...
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Case Information

Case Title

Horvath v. LG Electronics MobileComm U.S.A., Inc.

Case Number



California Southern

Nature of Suit

Prop. Damage Prod. Liability


Marilyn L. Huff

Date Filed

July 18, 2011

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