Xbox One Drifting Controller Investigation

Is your Xbox One controller experiencing “stick drift”? That is, does the analog stick drift, or cause movement, on its own, without your touching it? Online complaints indicate that this can happen even when controllers are only a few months old. Unfortunately, warranties on these accessories can be as short as 90 days, so that  Read more

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Chrysler Pacifica Defective UConnect System Class Action

Auto manufacturers are presenting complex “infotainment” systems that customers must rely on to perform more and more actions in their vehicles. The complaint for this class action alleges that FCA US, LLC has installed defective UConnect infotainment systems in its 2017-2019 Chrysler Pacifica and 300 vehicles.  Read more

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Apple iPhone 4, 4S, and 5 Power Button California Settlement

A $20 million settlement has been reached with Apple, Inc. in a class action that alleged that Apple sold certain models of its iPhone with defective power (sleep/wake) buttons. The complaint claimed that Apple sold the iPhone 4, 4S, and 5 to consumers even though it knew the power buttons were defective in violation of  Read more

Apple iPad, iPad Pro Bright Spot in Screen Missouri Class Action

Consumers expect quality devices from Apple, Inc. The complaint for this class action bring suit against the company for a quality defect in its iPad and iPad Pro devices—a bright spot on the screen.  Read more

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Antitrust Capacitor Indirect Purchaser Settlement

A large antitrust case against makers of capacitors has so far resulted in settlements totaling $80.5 million. The complaint alleged that makers conspired to raise and fix the prices of capacitors over a period of more than ten years, thus violating antitrust laws and making customers pay more for capacitors than they should have. Settlements  Read more

Plantronics BackBeat FIT Headphone Settlement

Plantronics, Inc. is settling a class action about its BackBear FIT wireless sport headphones, which it has advertised as being sweatproof, waterproof, and able to provide as many as eight hours of listening time on a charge. The complaint alleged that these claims are not true and that the headphones are therefore not worth what  Read more

HDD Suspension Assemblies Indirect Purchasers Antitrust Class Action

This is one of a number of antitrust class actions against companies that make hard disk drive (HDD) suspension assemblies sold in the US. The complaint alleges that the companies conspired to eliminate competition, fix prices, and allocate markets and it brings suit on behalf of indirect purchasers of the products.  Read more

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Hard Disk Drive Suspension Assemblies Antitrust Class Action

Hard disk drives (HDDs) use a component called an HDD suspension assembly. The complaint for this class action alleges that a long list of HDD suspension assembly makers and suppliers conspired to fix prices and allocate markets for those components. The defendants include NHK Spring Co. Ltd.; NHK International Corporation; NAT Peripheral (Hong Kong) Co.,  Read more

Hard Disk Drive with Triangular Suspension Assembly at Center of Image

Hard Disk Drive Suspension Assembly Companies Antitrust Class Action

Hard disk drive (HDD) suspension assemblies are components of hard disk assemblies. The complaint for this antitrust class action alleges that an international group of companies who makes these components entered into anticompetitive conspiracy to raise prices and allot market shares for their products. The complaint charges that the members include Headway Technologies, Inc., Hutchinson  Read more

Hard Disk Drive Suspension Assembly in Position Over Hard Disk