California Federal Judge Dismisses Smartphone Class Action Lawsuit

(April 20, 2016, 1:53 PM EDT) -- SAN JOSE, Calif. — A California federal judge on April 15 granted Apple Inc.’s motion to dismiss a putative consumer class action involving smartphones (Thomas A. Palmer v. Apple Inc., No. 5:15-cv-05808, N.D. Calif., San Jose Div.; 2016 U.S. Dist. LEXIS 51823).

(Opinion available. Document #58-160517-001Z.)

U.S. Judge Ronald M. Whyte of the Northern District of California dismissed Thomas A. Palmer’s complaint pursuant to Federal Rule of Civil Procedure 12, with leave to amend.

Palmer, a California resident, alleges that certain versions of Apple’s iPhone smartphone...
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