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Apple Watch Suit Dismissed Tying Battery Flaw to Cracked Screen

April 1, 2020, 9:08 PM

A woman alleging Apple Inc. sold defective smart watches has voluntarily dismissed her claims, according to a filing Wednesday in federal court in New Jersey.

Gina Priano-Keyser sued Apple in the U.S. District Court for the District of New Jersey. Her proposed class complaint alleged the watches have a flaw that makes the lithium-ion battery to swell, causing the screen to break or detach from the watch body.

Priano-Keyser dismissed her claims with prejudice. She and Apple will bear their own attorneys’ fees and costs, the filing said. No further information was available.

The court trimmed the suit late last ...