MacBook Pro Keyboard Litigation
Apple MacBook and MacBook Pro Keyboard Defect Class Action Lawsuit
Did you purchase a MacBook or MacBook Pro with a butterfly keyboard?
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Girard Sharp has filed a consumer class action lawsuit seeking relief for individuals who purchased a MacBook in or after 2015 or a MacBook Pro in or after 2016. The lawsuit alleges that the keyboards on MacBook laptops equipped with Apple’s butterfly keyboard have a propensity to fail. Individuals potentially affected include:
- All persons within the United States who purchased, other than for resale, a model year 2015 or later Apple MacBook, or a model year 2016 or later MacBook Pro.
You can read a copy of the lawsuit here.
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If you purchased a MacBook in or after 2015, or a MacBook Pro in or after 2016, our class action lawsuit may affect you. Please click here to complete our free online survey.
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The Butterfly Keyboard
In 2015, Apple unveiled a new “butterfly” keyboard on its MacBook laptops. The butterfly keyboard enabled Apple to make their laptops thinner. Apple promotes the butterfly keyboards as more responsive than traditional laptop keyboards.
The Keyboard Defect
Thousands of consumers have reported that Apple’s new keyboard has resulted in sticky and unresponsive keys, which interfere with a user’s ability to type. Our lawsuit alleges that Apple’s butterfly keyboard is produced and assembled in such a way that when minimal amounts of dust or debris accumulate under or around a key, keystrokes fail to register correctly.
Because typing is the primary purpose of laptops, over time, consumers have become more and more frustrated with the keyboard defect. In early May 2018, Apple customers started a change.org petition requesting that Apple institute a recall of its defective laptops, noting “Apple’s relative silence on this issue.” The petition has amassed nearly 34,000 signatures.
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Girard Sharp LLP has earned Tier-1 rankings for Mass Tort and Class Action Litigation and has been named in the U.S. News – Best Lawyers “Best Law Firms” list for four consecutive years since 2013. Read about some of our results.
We have recovered over a billion dollars for our clients against the world’s largest corporations in cases concerning false advertising and unfair business practices, data breaches, and defective product cases against some of the largest tech companies, including, Apple, Google, LG, Yahoo, and Motorola.
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