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Supreme Court Won't Hear Compaq Disk Drive Suit

Law360 (October 9, 2007, 12:00 AM EDT) -- The United States Supreme Court has declined to weigh in on an Oklahoma class action lawsuit against Compaq Computer Corp., leaving in place a lower court ruling that certified a massive class of Compaq computer buyers.

Hewlett-Packard, which acquired Compaq in 2002, wanted the High Court to take another look at that state court decision, claiming that the Oklahoma court had improperly certified the class action.

In 2005, an Oklahoma state court certified a nationwide class of some 1.7 million Compaq computer buyers, ruling that after...
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