November 1, 2018 / 2:05 AM / a year ago

SpeedyPC must face class action over computer-repair warranties – 7th Circuit

Breach of warranty claims against the makers of a downloadable computer diagnostic and repair program can proceed as a national class action, a federal appeals court held on Wednesday.

A three-judge panel of the 7th U.S. Circuit Court of Appeals affirmed the ruling of a federal judge in Chicago, who last year found that a class action was the best way to handle the claims brought by an Illinois man, Archie Beaton, who alleges that SpeedyPC Pro serves no useful function.

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