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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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RE: bunch of idiots
By kasey01 on 12/20/2006 10:25:10 AM , Rating: 2
It's scary how quickly everyone here stands up in defense of a major corporation. You'd think we were talking about suing some little old lady.


RE: bunch of idiots
By THEREALJMAN73 on 12/20/2006 10:44:57 AM , Rating: 4
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It's scary how quickly everyone here stands up in defense of a major corporation. You'd think we were talking about suing some little old lady.


It's scary how quickly "everyone" thinks corporations are always wrong. Just because they might have deep pockets doesn't mean they are wrong or owe anyone anything.

Facts are people sue other people and companies every day because they want something for nothing. Not because anyone was actually wrong or did something they should not have.


RE: bunch of idiots
By masher2 (blog) on 12/20/2006 10:46:29 AM , Rating: 1
> "It's scary how quickly everyone here stands up in defense of a major corporation. You'd think we were talking about suing some little old lady.."

And that's the only reason she won. Not because her case had any merit, but because this large, major law firm jury-shopped, and found 12 people who felt sorry for a little old lady. Even though she herself is the one who requested a cup of hot coffee, who accepted it, and who spilt it upon herself.

The scary part to me is how many people are eager to accept that a "major corporation" must be to blame, simply because of who they are, and how much money they have.



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