Last week, we reported that owners of 2011 MacBook Pro notebooks are continuing to report GPU-related system failures but Apple has not yet acknowledged the widespread problem. Today, MacRumors is reporting that attorneys from a Washington DC based law firm have contacted a Facebook group exceeding 2,200 members and a change.org petition to research a possible lawsuit against Apple over the notebook’s graphic issues.
The report notes that lawyers from Whitfield Bryson & Mason LLP have recently addressed the Facebook group, to launch a survey and gather information from affected MacBook Pro owners as the firm considers a possible class action lawsuit. The firm has highlighted its experience with lawsuits against other technology companies including Google, Lenovo and more.
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So far, it is not certain that a class action suit will be filed against Apple, though the issue is surely a substantial one.