NEWARK, N.J. (Legal Newsline) — Three consumers are suing Samsung, alleging breach of warranty for selling defective phones.
John Waudby of Nevada, Robert Spuntak of Pennsylvania and Mohamad Ibrahim of California filed a class action complaint, individually and on behalf of others similarly situated, Oct. 16 in U.S. District Court for the District of New Jersey against Samsung Electronics America, Inc. alleging failure to provide adequate replacement units for consumers who had to return their Note 7 phones.
According to the complaint, Waudby, Spuntak and Ibrahim suffered monetary damages in the form of monthly device and plan charges. The plaintiffs allege Samsung asked their users to discontinue using their Note 7 without providing suitable replacements.
The plaintiffs seek trial by jury, actual, general, special, incidental, statutory, punitive, and consequential damages, interest, injunctive relief, court costs and any further relief the court grants. They are represented by attorneys Joseph G. Sauder, Matthew D. Schelkopf and Joseph B. Kenney of McCuneWright LLP in Berwyn, Pennsylvania, and by Richard D. McCune, David Wright and Emily Kirk of McCuneWright in Redlands, California.
U.S. District Court for the District of New Jersey Case number 2:16-cv-07334-CCC-JBC