Samsung Can't Force Arbitration In Galaxy S Defect Case

Law360, New York (January 24, 2013, 3:03 PM EST) -- A California federal judge on Wednesday declined to force arbitration in a proposed class action against Samsung Telecommunications America LLC over alleged defects in the Galaxy S smartphone, but did trim some claims from the case.

Plaintiff Laura Carwile alleges she purchased a Galaxy S in 2011, and that the phone began to experience a defect about six months later that caused it to freeze and power off when put into standby mode, and that two attempts at repair were also unsuccessful. She then sued Samsung,...
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Case Information

Case Title

Laura Carwile v. Samsung Telecommunications America LLC

Case Number



California Central

Nature of Suit

Contract Product Liability


Cormac J. Carney

Date Filed

June 29, 2012

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