The suit, which Patterson wants certified as a class-action, seeks compensation for unspecified damages and upgrades that will make iPods safer. Patterson's suit said he bought an iPod last year, but does not specify whether he suffered hearing loss from the device.More details at Seattle PI.
Patterson does not know if the device has damaged his hearing, said his attorney, Steve W. Berman, of Seattle. But that's beside the point of the lawsuit, which takes issue with the potential the iPod has to cause irreparable hearing loss, Berman said.
Man sues Apple over potential hearing loss
Posted on Thursday, Feb 02 2006 @ 04:10 CET by Thomas De Maesschalck
A man from Louisiana filed a law suite against Apple on Tuesday, claiming the iPod players are "inherently defective in design and are not sufficiently adorned with adequate warnings regarding the likelihood of hearing loss".