The owners demanding compensation for being troubled by the Samsung Galaxy Note 7 is starting to increases day by day due to smartphone inconvenience. Samsung Note 7 Buyers in Action on this behavior of Samsung.
In South Korea what may be the first Note 7 related law suit filed against smartphone inconvenience, Samsung Electronics Co is being demanded by 527 smartphone buyers to pay each plaintiff about 500,000 won (about $440) for time and efforts being lost when the smartphones were first recalled and then being scrapped on account of the issues of devices heating up and catching on fire after that.
Ko Young-yeel, an attorney for Seoul-based Harvest Law said “We are now planning to file a lawsuit every month”, and then filed he class-action lawsuit on Monday with the Seoul Central District Court. Within the time span of just 5 days the firm was able to have more than 500 note 7 owner sign up for the class-action lawsuit, he described. Consumers are “very angry”.
In September Samsung started a global recall following the reports about newly released smartphone that was causing the heating, burning and property damages. A Suwon-based Company sent messages to Samsung Note 7 owners in Korea following request to visit a nearby Samsung Store to get their Smartphone exchanged for new ones.
Ko Young-yeel said that customers have to visit the stores to get batteries checked as 60% of battery capacity was needed to download a program. Samsung asked them to come to stores again for a recall.
Ko said, “It takes time to just reinstall all the applications and set up logins again,” while describing in the lawsuit complaint. “Then, like a bolt from the blue, they say there is something wrong with the phones, again.”
Among all the complaints that law firm received, there were three complaints were about claiming their phone caught on fire, For those Ko said the law firm will be filling the separate lawsuit.
In Korea the suit comes after less than one week after the first Samsung Note 7 related class-action against Samsung was filed in U.S. The owners of the smartphones are seeking unspecified damages and an order requiring the company to recall, repair, replace the phones and also extend the applicable warranties regarding the smartphone.
Samsung immediately didn’t responded to the email regarding the issues and lawsuit. On Thursday the company announced to give Samsung Note 7 owners in Korea who exchanged their phones with a Galaxy S7and S7 Edge the company will be giving discounts on the next new Samsung Note 8 or Samsung Galaxy S8 phones expected next year. After deciding to permanently end the production of the troubled phone the company cut its third-quarter operating profit by $2.3 billion on Oct.12.