Judge dismisses class action suit over ‘stage light’ MacBook Pro display issue

Apple was handed a temporary reprieve this week when a federal judge dismissed a class action lawsuit targeting a reported MacBook Pro display issue dating back to 2018.

FlexgateU.S. District Judge Edward Davila on Monday handed down a ruling that tossed plaintiffs’ claims alleging Apple was aware of a supposed defect in its MacBook Pro line dubbed by media outlets as “stage light” or “flexgate.”In his ruling, Judge Davila concluded that the class failed to argue that the alleged fault posed a safety hazard, reports Law360. The class also did not successfully push claims that Apple knew of and concealed the alleged part failure from customers.

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