HP pays $425,000 to settle civil suit over defective batteries

By Matthew
Jan 24, 2012
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  1. HP has agreed to pay $425,000 to resolve allegations that it knowingly failed to inform the US Consumer Product Safety Commission about defective lithium-ion batteries, as required by federal law.…

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  2. raybay

    raybay TechSpot Evangelist Posts: 10,716   +6

    Finally, somebody is catching on to HP's shenannigans... Makes me happy enough to sing.
  3. Why would anyone be surprised that HP sells defective products? This is no different than when Nvidia sold them defective GPUs, paid them to replace or make whole their end users, and HP just kept putting in defective GPUs. I had to threaten to sue to get my laptop replaced.
  4. sandberg85

    sandberg85 Newcomer, in training Posts: 54

    that might explain why i have three broken (from overheating) dv6500s sitting here.


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