Apple finally has agreed to pay an amount of $53 million to settle its class-action lawsuit from customers. Apple used faulty moisture indicators both in iPhones and iPods that resulted in warranty claims of customers’ getting denied.
So if you are user of iPhone model wit faulty moisture indicator then you may also be eligible to receive $300 in damages from the Apple, according to the documents of federal court that were filed in San Francisco.
The court observed that Apple’s liquid submersion moisture indicators on some models of iPhones and iPods could be erroneously triggered due to moisture during daily routine use. The faulty moisture sensors voided the warranty of a large number of iPhones and iPods after indicating falsely that owners of these devices had damaged the iphones / ipods by water spills or submersion.
So all the customers’ whose warranty claims for their iPhone was denied before the date of December 31st, 2009 due to water damage, are eligible to get the settlement funds. iPod Touch users whose warranty claims were denied on similar basis before June, 2010 are also eligible to get damages from Apple.