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Fitbit in a legal bind

  • Wristband maker Fitibit faces an onerous lawsuit in California over rashes caused by its Fitbit Force product.
  • The suit asks the court to force the company to issue a refund to all customers who bought the Fitbit Force in California and provide a full disclosure of the reason for the reported skin irritations caused by the product.
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  • phildevoyd
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    I have worn wrist band for about 5 months. I sleep, shower, swim, with it on. No problem.
    20 Mar 2014, 02:58 PM Reply Like
  • GoldenChild208
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    Consider yourself lucky. My fiance got a terrible rash. We got a refund thru the company already though.
    20 Mar 2014, 03:22 PM Reply Like
  • phildevoyd
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    However, the band breaks easily. And the device might be more accurate if worn around the ankle.
    20 Mar 2014, 03:24 PM Reply Like
  • Copious28
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    It has something to do with people being allergic to nickel or other reasonable causes.



    That's like 1-2% of fitbit owners. Not exactly the kind of thing to go crazy about.
    20 Mar 2014, 04:12 PM Reply Like
  • phildevoyd
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    My band has no nickel. It's rubber and plastic.
    20 Mar 2014, 04:21 PM Reply Like
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