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Nintendo must have seen this coming

As was bound to happen, law firm Green Welling LLP filed a nationwide class action lawsuit on behalf of the owners of the Nintendo Wii against Nintendo of America. The class action lawsuit contends that the Nintendo Wii is defective in nature due to the wrist strap for the remote.

The statement from the firm says that Nintendo is in the wrong as owners of the Nintendo Wii who supposedly followed the material that accompanied the Wii console experienced broken wrist strap causing the remote to leave the user’s hand. The lawsuit seeks an injunction that requires Nintendo to correct the defect and to provide a refund to the purchaser or to replace the defective Wii remote.

“Nintendo’s failure to include a remote that is free from defects is in breach of Nintendo’s own product warranty,” the statement reads. “The class action lawsuit seeks to enjoin Nintendo from continuing its unfair or deceptive business practices as it relates to the Nintendo Wii.”

The class action lawsuit now awaits approval from a judge. Nintendo has already responded to wrist strap worries with stronger materials and safety reminders. Last week Nintendo started offering free wrist strap replacements for all Nintendo Wii owners, allowing its users to upgrade to the safer and hopefully less accident-prone equipment.

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Your up Mr. Sony Fanboy
By Misty Dingos on 12/20/2006 7:55:53 AM , Rating: 1
Would someone please wake up the pro-Sony crowd. Or perhaps they are throwing a party right now.

Not to bash anyone but the people bringing the lawsuit but what did anyone think was going to happen when the first controller went through the first wall, tv, or bounce off grandma. Thats right kiddies! We just won the white trash lawsuit lottery! Honey get me my tooth and look up ambulance chaser in the phone book. We gonna be RICH!

RE: Your up Mr. Sony Fanboy
By GI2K on 12/20/2006 8:08:20 AM , Rating: 2
lol LMAO

The problem is the lawyers, I'm pretty sure most people wouldn’t think like this if they didn’t had the lawyers whispering them what to do and since lawyers get paid even if they lose its a win or win situation for them... the little guy on the other hand has to take more risks since he can loose the case and a good deal of money with it...

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