The judge presiding over the case for the U.S. District Court for the Northern District of Illinois ruled in Nintendo’s favor.
A class-action Joy-Con drift lawsuit filed against Nintendo in Illinois has been dropped, due to the judge’s ruling that the case must first go through arbitration.
The case was filed by Zachary Vergara, who claimed the lawsuit, which was seeking damages on national class and Illinois subclass levels, was exempt to Nintendo’s baked-in arbitration laws.
The results of both cases could have a pretty big impact on the legal relationship between consumers and companies like Nintendo.
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