South Dakota Man Sues Seagate Over ‘Spectacularly’ Defective Hard Drives

(February 2, 2016, 1:57 PM EST) -- SAN JOSE, Calif. — Data storage firm Seagate Technology LLC was hit with a putative class complaint Feb. 1 in California federal court, as a South Dakota man alleged unfair competition, false advertising and breach of warranty related to purportedly defective hard disk drives (Christopher A. Nelson v. Seagate Technology LLC, No. 5:15-cv-00523, N.D. Calif.).

(Complaint available. Document #24-160218-012C.)

Hard Drive Failures

Christopher Nelson says that he purchased a Seagate Backup Plus 3TB External Hard Disk Drive from Best Buy in November 2012. The drive “suffered...
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