Apple wins appeal over allegedly faulty MacBook Pro screens

The Ninth Circuit ruled on Thursday that Apple had no need to disclose a potential class action over allegedly faulty MacBook Pro screens, dismissing the case. According to the complaint, MacBook Pro models launched after 2016 have cables that are excessively short and eventually break due to normal wear and tear. Plaintiffs alleged that the California Consumer Legal Remedies Act and the Unfair Competition Law had been violated.

Instacart Loses Bid to Keep Worker Status Claims Out of Court. Instacart failed to convince a California appellate court Tuesday that the San Diego city attorney must arbitrate claims for injunctive relief and restitution in a suit alleging the grocery-delivery platform misclassified its shoppers as independent contractors. Stericycle Securities Class Lead Counsel Sees Fee Award Tossed. Counsel for plaintiffs in a securities fraud lawsuit against Stericyle Inc. had their 25% fee award tossed Wednesday, with the Seventh Circuit remanding the case for “a fresh determination more in line with what an ex ante agreement would have produced.”

The lawsuit also alleged fraudulent concealment under a common law theory, and violations of deceptive trade statutes in Washington, Florida, New Jersey, Michigan, Alaska, Missouri, Massachusetts, and Texas. Goldman Sachs & Co. has added more firepower to a team of litigators defending the investment banking firm in a massive sex discrimination suit headed to trial in Manhattan.

Liberty Oilfield Investors Win First Nod for $3.9 Million Deal. Liberty Oilfield Services Inc. and investors who say it made misleading statements ahead of a 2018 initial public offering may move forward with a $3.9 million settlement, a federal judge in Colorado said. SafeMoon Crypto Investors Bring Another Class Action Fraud Suit. Creators of the SafeMoon crypto-token are facing a third class action complaint alleging they defrauded investors by artificially inflating the price of the tokens through false statements about the digital asset’s financial safety.

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  • Apple wins appeal over allegedly faulty MacBook Pro screens
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