Samsung Wins Galaxy Note 7 Lawsuit in Korea

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A class action lawsuit filed in South Korea last year by a group of Galaxy Note 7 has been ruled in favor of Samsung, saving the company from possibly paying upwards of KRW 925 million ($822,000).

Samsung Galaxy Note 7

The group sought to get KRW 300,000 ($267) per person for the trouble caused by the recall of Samsung’s troubled Galaxy Note 7. Since the lawsuit has filed, the number of claimants has grown to a massive 1,900 and the money sought to the aforementioned KRW 925 million or $433 per person.

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According to the ruling, the recall and any inconvenience it may have caused was not “unacceptable” which has led to it ruling in favor of Samsung. The company faces a similar suit in the US, although that is still ongoing.

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