Approve iPhone $500 Million Settlement, Apple Customers Urge

Aug. 27, 2020, 4:29 PM

Apple Inc. customers urged a California federal court for final approval of a class settlement calling for Apple to pay between $310 million and $500 million to resolve allegations it hindered the battery performance of older iPhones.

Separately, the plaintiffs’ lawyers seek nearly $88 million in fees, representing 28.3% of the minimum amount, and nearly $1 million for litigation expenses. The fee request falls within the usual range for high recovery common fund cases, they told the U.S. District Court for the Northern District of California Wednesday.

The proposed settlement covers all former or current U.S. owners of iPhone 6, ...

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