Class Hits Google With Suit Over 'Defective' Nexus Phones

Law360, Dallas (April 17, 2017, 5:29 PM EDT) -- Google Inc. and Huawei Technologies USA Inc. were hit with a putative class action in Texas federal court Friday over an allegedly defective smartphone, the Nexus 6P, which the user claims suffers from premature battery drainage.

Plaintiff Alex Gorbatchev wants to represent a class of consumers who bought the Google Nexus 6P phones, which he says also suffer from a problem that sends the phone into a "death spiral" in which the phones suddenly switch off and then restart in what is referred to as an "endless bootloop cycle." Gorbatchev claims Google and Huawei knew or should have known of the...

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