When Apple announced that they would be giving their new laptops a new keyboard mechanism, it sounded like it was done for the better, but not everyone feels that way, with the data claiming that the new butterfly mechanism keyboards are failing twice as much compared to before.

A class-action lawsuit has since been filed against Apple over the keyboard design, but it looks like Apple’s legal woes are far from over as a second class-action lawsuit has been filed as well. According to the filing obtained by Patently Apple, it alleges that Apple had violated five laws. This includes breach of express warranty, violation of the Magnuson-Moss Warranty Act, violation of California Song-Beverly Consumer Warranty Act, violation of the California Unfair Competition Law, and violation of California’s Consumer Legal Remedies Act.

These violations range from the way Apple handles repairs and warranties of its laptops when sent in for keyboard defects, to the way Apple allegedly mislead customers through the marketing and advertising of its laptops. The Song-Beverly Consumer Warranty Act is actually an interesting one which claims that products sold must be for a purpose, which the suit claims isn’t the case with Apple’s butterfly mechanism keyboards.

Unlike the first suit which asks that Apple recall and replace all laptops, this lawsuit is seeking damages, although exactly how much will be determined at trial.

Filed in Apple >Computers. Read more about Laptops, Legal and Macbook Pro.

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