Apple, AT&T hit by first antenna issue class action

Apple and AT&T have been hit with the first class action lawsuit regarding the iPhone 4 antenna problem, with a filing in the United States District Court for the District of Maryland demanding trial by jury.

The lawsuit is focused on the antenna design problem, and makes several claims, Gizmodo tells us:

  • General Negligence (APPLE and AT&T)
  • Defect in Design, Manufacture, and Assembly (APPLE)
  • Breach of Express Warranty (APPLE)
  • Breach of Implied Warranty for Merchantability (APPLE and AT&T)
  • Breach of Implied Warranty of Fitness for a Particular Purpose (APPLE and AT&T)
  • Deceptive Trade Practices (APPLE and AT&T)
  • Intentional Misrepresentation (APPLE and AT&T)
  • Negligent Misrepresentation (APPLE and AT&T)
  • Fraud by Concealment (APPLE and AT&T)

Apple has faced a hail of questions with the revelation of the problem afflicting the iPhone 4 when held in such a way that the antenna on the side of the machine are connected by a user

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