March 2014: A federal judge dismissed the lawsuit finding, among other things, that the alleged representations by Apple were “inactionable puffery.” Plaintiffs have 30 days to amend the complaint and re-file.
October 2013: A class action complaint was filed against Apple, Inc. for allegedly falsely marketing the iMac computer. Specifically, the plaintiffs claim that Apple represents the iMac computer as having, among other things, a superior quality and design when, according to plaintiffs, the company was aware of problems with and defects in the display. (Rasmussen et al v. Apple, Inc., Case No. 13-cv-4923, N.D. CA.).
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When a complaint is dismissed without prejudice, an amended version of the complaint can be refiled.