In 2022, Apple reached an unprecedented $50 million settlement in a legal dispute over its MacBook keyboard. After numerous reports of butterfly keyboard defects between 2015 and 2019, a class action lawsuit ended with either an entire keyboard replacement or individual keycap replacements, with those affected eligible for compensation. Did. The settlement is now available on the settlement lawsuit website, making it one of the most expensive settlements by a tech giant in recent years.
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If you purchased a Macbook laptop with a butterfly keyboard between 2015 and 2019 and had to replace the entire keyboard or individual keycaps due to a defect, you can submit a claim. The following issues were reported by people who experienced the defect.
- A character or characters are repeated unexpectedly.
- Characters are not displayed.When
- Keys are “sticky” or do not respond in a consistent manner.
According to the Settlement website, members of the Settlement Class are divided into three class groups, and indemnified members can be obtained anywhere. From $50 to $395 Depending on how many times they tried to repair. The amount you receive depends on your proof of purchase and repair records.
If you haven’t received the email yet and you think you’re eligible, you can file a claim here.
Claims must be submitted by March 6, 2023.
All in all, this is great news for those affected by this issue over the past few years! Compared to other recent settlements that offer less than $10 in compensation, this settlement from Apple is reasonably worth it. It seems that there is.
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