HP Wireless Printers Can't Stay Connected, Suit Claims

Law360, Chicago (August 21, 2013, 4:04 PM EDT) -- Hewlett-Packard Co. was hit with a proposed class action Tuesday in California federal court claiming two of its wireless printers have a defect that results in spotty connections with the computers sending them information.

The complaint, filed by Arizona resident Vincent Ferranti, alleges that HP’s Officejet Pro 8500 and 8600 Wireless All-in-One printers contain a faulty transceiver that leaves the printers unable to maintain a consistent connection with laptop or tablet computers, forcing users to plug in if they want to print.

“The HP printers’ wireless...
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