Muscovite has filed a lawsuit against Apple because of the refusal to supply Russia with spare parts for iPhone
September 7, Basmanny court of Moscow will consider the claim of Dmitry Petrov, the Russian representation Apple “Apple Rus, reseller, re:Store and Adjusters about” on protection of consumer rights. About it reports RAPSI from a court hall.
The reason for the lawsuit was the failure of Apple to deliver to Russia the displays for the iPhone repair, and the inability to use aftermarket parts for repair the company’s products.
In the course of the hearing the plaintiff was provided the claim. He asks the court to order Apple Distribution International to deliver to Russia two displays to further repair a damaged smartphone.
Also, the court granted the petition of the plaintiff to prosecute as a third party authorised service centre McLabs that in the future, according to the plaintiff, will be able to replace the phone display.
The petition said that Petrov was bought in Apple Store iPhone 6 Plus 62 990 rubles, paying 10% of the cost of the device over a one-year subscription to the service for free out of warranty repair of unit, Adjusters about”. Damaging the display, Petrov tried to use the service, in the workshop he replaced the part. In the Apple support plaintiff said that the displays for iPhone repair in Russia are not supplied. In the case of the use, including repair, aftermarket accessories Apple blocks iPhone.
Petrov believes that Apple violates Russian law on protection of consumer rights. In his lawsuit States that the manufacturer must provide spare parts for repair during the service life of the products, the service life of the iPhone is five years.
The plaintiff asks the court to compel Apple to supply the displays in the Russian services separately to provide a screen for its smartphone and replace it by joint efforts”, Adjusters about” and re:Store, and also to compensate for the losses incurred and to pay a penalty.
Petrov believes that after he created a judicial precedent may be followed by the collective claims of other iPhone users.