In March 2021, a class action was commenced in Quebec against Apple Canada Inc. and Apple Inc. (collectively “Defendants” or “Apple”) alleging that the “butterfly” keyboard mechanism in certain MacBook laptops is defective, and can result in characters repeating unexpectedly; letters or characters not appearing; and/or the keys feeling “sticky” or not responding in a consistent manner (the “Class Action”). Apple denies all of the allegations made in Class Action, denies that any MacBooks are defective, and denies that Apple did anything improper or unlawful.
“CLASS” or “CLASS MEMBERS”
The class is defined as follows:
Any physical or legal person who lives in / is domiciled in the Province of Quebec and who purchased, owns, or owned, other than for resale, a MacBook laptop sold between 2015 and 2019 equipped with a “Butterfly” keyboard (“Computer”) -or- any physical or legal person who lives in / is domiciled elsewhere but who purchased, other than for resale, such a Computer in the Province of Quebec.
SETTLEMENT APPROVAL HEARING WILL BE HELD IN MONTRÉAL, QUÉBEC
Before the Settlement Agreement can be implemented, it must be approved by the Court.
A Settlement Approval Hearing before the Superior Court of Québec will be held on October 31 at 9:30 a.m., at the Montréal courthouse located at 1, Notre-Dame East Street, Montréal, Québec, in room 15.08, or via a TEAMS link. This date may be subject to adjournment by the Court without further publication of notice to the Class Members, other than such notice which will be posted on Class Counsel’s website www.lexgroup.ca or on this website.
If you wish to be included in the Class Action, you have nothing to do and nothing to pay.
A copy of the Settlement Agreement and other relevant Judgments, notices or proceedings may be found on this Settlement Website under the Documents tab.
The attorneys representing the Class (“Class Counsel”) are the firm of Lex Group Inc., which can be contacted at [email protected].
October 23, 2023
|Opt Out Deadline:||October 23, 2023|
Settlement Approval Hearing
|October 31, 2023 at 9:30 a.m.|