Judge OKs Asus' $2.2M Tablet GPS Defect Class Settlement

Law360, New York (July 15, 2013, 1:25 PM EDT) -- A California federal judge on Friday approved Asus Computer International Inc.’s $2.2 million settlement with a class of consumers who alleged the company sold certain tablet computers with a defect that caused the built-in global positioning system technology to malfunction.

The settlement was the second attempt to resolve the plaintiffs’ suit claiming Asus’ Transformer Prime Eee TF201 tablet device has a defective design that prevents it from performing GPS and wireless operations. Under the agreement, the computer company will pay $17 to each of 130,000 eligible...
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