Apple Powerbeats 2 Earphones Settlement

Settlement Structure: Claims Made

Active: Open

Case Summary:

It’s costing Apple a little less than $10 million to settle this class action about its Powerbeats 2 earphones. The complaint alleged that the earphones have a defect so that they stop working and are unable to retain a charge, even after just minimal usage. It claimed that Apple misrepresented the product’s battery life, improperly claimed that the earphones were sweat and water resistant, and did not properly repair or replace defective Powerbeats 2s during the one-year, limited-warranty period.

Docket Number:

17-cv-312251

Company: Apple

Filing Deadline: November 20, 2020

Objection Deadline: November 20, 2020

Exclusion Deadline: November 20, 2020

Final Approval Hearing: January 21, 2021

Proof of Purchase:

You do not have to submit proof of purchase, but awards are allotted based on a point system and you will receive another point for doing so.

Eligibility:

You may be eligible if you live in the US and you bought Powerbeats 2 earphones, not for resale, before August 7, 2020.

Typical Settlement Amount:

Awards are allocated on a per-point basis, estimated at $20-40 per point, up to a maximum award of $189 with proof of purchase. Only one cash award per household. For more details, see the Notice at https://angeion-public.s3.amazonaws.com/www.WirelessEarphonesSettlement.com/docs/Detailed+Notice+PDF+Version+Accepted.pdf.

Total Settlement Amount: $9,750,000

Class Representative Proposed Incentive Fee:

$1,000

Law Firms:
Greg Coleman Law PC
Miller Law Firm PC
Tycko Zavareei

Claim Form: Apple Powerbeats 2 Earphones Settlement Claim Form

Case Name: Simmons et al. v. Apple Inc.

Settlement Website: Apple Powerbeats 2 Earphones Settlement Website

Claims Administrator:
Angeion Group

Claims Administrator Contact Information:

Wireless Earphones Settlement Administrator
1650 Arch Street
Suite 2210
Philadelphia PA 19103
Info@WirelessEarphonesSettlement.com
(833) 999-1438

Tags: Battery, Defective Product, Earphones, Stops Working