Bloomberg Law
May 2, 2022, 2:51 PM

Apple $95 Million Deal Over iPhone Replacements Gets Final Nod

Julie Steinberg
Julie Steinberg

A $95 million class settlement resolving allegations that Apple Inc. provided consumers with subpar warranty-replacement iPhones and iPads got the final nod from a federal court in California.

The plaintiffs’ lawyers were awarded nearly $27 million in fees, close to their request, according to the order in the U.S. District Court for the Northern District of California.

Vicky Maldonado and Justin Carter alleged Apple breached its extended warranty agreements when it sent out purportedly comparable replacement devices that weren’t equivalent to new, as the company had promised.

The class, certified in 2019, includes customers who bought AppleCare and AppleCare+ plans ...

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