Class action suit filed over iPhone “error 53″ seeks over $5 million in damages and restitution


On Monday, we told you that Seattle law firm PCVA was contemplating the filing of a class baction suit against Apple over the “error 53″ message that indicates that an iPhone has been bricked. Today, the law firm filed for a jury trial in the U.S. District Court for the Northern District of California. What causes this error message to pop up is the replacement of certain components in the Apple iPhone 6 and Apple iPhone 6 Plus, with unauthorized parts installed by non-Apple repairmen.

While replacing the Touch ID component, the screen and flex cable with non-Apple parts doesn’t automatically …