STORY FROM: MDL Mass Tort & Class Action Monitor

Plaintiffs Seek Centralization of Lawsuits Involving Apple iPhone Battery Issues

WASHINGTON, D.C. — Plaintiffs who sued Apple Inc. in federal court claiming that the tech giant released an update in early 2017 that reduced the performance of their iPhones have filed a motion requesting that the cases be consolidated before a single judge.

According to a Dec. 29 motion filed with the U.S. Judicial Panel on Multidistrict Litigation, there are nearly two dozen class action lawsuits pending against Apple in federal courts throughout the country, making centralization in a federal multidistrict litigation docket appropriate.

If the JPML opts to creat an MDL for the federal cases, the plaintiffs requested that ...

Associated Law Firms
Kaplan Fox & Kilsheimer

Associated Documents
Motion to Transfer

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