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Court nixes lodestar multiplier in Apple iPhone 4 products liability settlement

  • Shook Hardy & Bacon LLP
  • -
  • USA
  • -
  • August 23 2012

A federal court in California has given final approval to a settlement that resolves a nationwide class action involving a purported defect affecting the iPhone 4’s cellular network reception, but has reduced the requested attorney’s fees by more than half

Man versus machine: iPhone 4S user files class action against Apple, alleges Siri won't do as told

  • Foley Hoag LLP
  • -
  • USA
  • -
  • March 16 2012

Frank Fazio, a disgruntled iPhone 4S user from New York, recently filed a federal class action lawsuit against Apple in California, alleging that the Siri feature of the iPhone 4S does not work as advertised

The status of cell phone as carcinogens litigations

  • Locke Lord LLP
  • -
  • USA
  • -
  • February 8 2012

Recent years have seen an increase in litigation against cell phone manufacturers, distributors and wireless providers by plaintiffs alleging that their cell phones were carcinogenic

Free speech implications of Calif. cell phone case

  • Wiley Rein LLP
  • -
  • USA
  • -
  • December 15 2011

Now pending before the U.S. Court of Appeals for the Ninth Circuit is a landmark case that could impact the First Amendment rights of manufacturers and retailers

San Francisco cell phone case could impact product manufacturers and retailers

  • Wiley Rein LLP
  • -
  • USA
  • -
  • November 23 2011

Now pending before the Ninth Circuit is a landmark case that could impact the First Amendment rights of manufacturers and retailers

Federal court orders San Francisco to revise cellphone fact-sheet ordinance

  • Shook Hardy & Bacon LLP
  • -
  • USA
  • -
  • November 11 2011

A federal court in California has determined that the City and County of San Francisco may require cellphone providers to make available to consumers informational fact sheets about the radiofrequency (RF) energy emitted by such devices, but has ordered that the fact sheets be revised

In the courts

  • Arent Fox LLP
  • -
  • USA
  • -
  • June 6 2011

On May 31, 2011, the United States Supreme Court invited the Acting Solicitor General to file a brief articulating the Government's position on whether the U.S. Court of Appeals for the Third Circuit properly dismissed a putative class action lawsuit against various cell phone makers, wireless service providers, and related trade associations for failing to protect consumers from cell phones’ allegedly harmful radio frequency emissions

Upcoming cases in the United States Supreme Court’s 2010 term: Volume II

  • Larkin Hoffman
  • -
  • USA
  • -
  • February 15 2011

The Supreme Court's 2010-2011 term began in October, and it is expected to conclude by the end of April

U.S. Supreme Court considers preemption in auto-defect case, class-action exemptions in cell phone contracts

  • Shook Hardy & Bacon LLP
  • -
  • USA
  • -
  • November 11 2010

The U.S. Supreme Court has heard oral argument this term in two cases with a potential impact on product liability law: Williamson v. Mazda Motor of Am., Inc., No. 08-1314 (U.S., argued November 3, 2010), and AT&T Mobility LLC. v. Concepcion, No. 09-893 (U.S., argued November 9, 2010

Third Circuit rules cell phone radio wave litigation preempted by federal law

  • Shook Hardy & Bacon LLP
  • -
  • USA
  • -
  • October 28 2010

The Third Circuit Court of Appeals has affirmed the dismissal of class action claims against cell phone manufacturers and retailers of wireless handheld telephones alleging they are unsafe to use without headsets because holding the antennas next to the head purportedly exposes the user to dangerous levels of radio frequency (RF) radiation