Wednesday, May 18, 2016

Liquid damage suit members receive notice about cash payout from

rlier this yr, has agreed to pay $53 millionto resolve a consumer class-action lawsuit involving moisture indiors in older iOS devices falsely interpreting that a device had been damaged by water, prompting to unjustly deny customer warranty claims based on these defective indiors.According todetails made public on thesettlement’s website, eligible customers are now being contacted via email aboutthe class-action settlement and damages. Specifically, owners of older iPhone and iPod touch products may be entitled to a cash payment from …Noting the court will have a hring to consider whether to approve the settlement, the website announced that“benefits may be paid”.“Because state your device had been damaged by liquid, theUnited States District Court, Northern District of California, authorized this notice,”the notice rds.Some Settlement Class Members, called Direct-Payment Settlement Class Members, will receive a cash payment even if they do not submit a claim form, availablehere.
Non-Direct-Payment Settlement Class Member are required to fill out and submit a valid claim form online no later than 9pm PT on October 21, 2013 or by mail postmarked no later than October 21, 2013 in order to receive a cash payment.To qualify for a cash refund, you must:(a) be a United States resident;(b) denied warranty coverage for your iPhone on or before December 31, 2009, OR for your iPod touch on or before June 30, 2010;(c) when it was submitted to for warranty coverage, your iPhone or iPod touch was covered either by its original one-yr limited warranty or by an Care Protection Plan;and (d) denied warranty coverage because stated that your iPhone or iPod touch had been damaged by liquid.People who don’t want a payout and don’t want to be legally bound by the settlement must exclude themselves by December 4, 2013.“If you stay in the class, you may object to the settlement by December 4, 2013,”the notice rds.While has long maintained there was never anything wrong with these liquid contact indior strips, the company however didrelax its warranty policyrelated to liquid indiors and has even stopped including them in some products.

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