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The Apple Watch can leave consumers with serious injuries, according to a class-action lawsuit reported by the New York Post.
The outlet reports that one man claims in court documents his forearm was “severely sliced” by the watch after the glass screen popped out, leaving jagged edges.
Alabama resident Chris Smith was golfing when he says his Apple Watch slashed open a vein in his arm, according to the federal lawsuit filed this week in California.
The lawsuit states that the lithium-ion battery in the watch is prone to swelling that can push out the screen, creating an “unreasonably dangerous safety hazard.”
The NY Post reports that Apple is aware of the defect because dozens of users have posted about it on the company’s support forum, and the court documents state that the tech company has failed to fix the problem.
Apple did not immediately return NY Post’s request for comment.
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