A lawsuit has been filed against the allegation that a boy suffered hearing impairment while using his . A couple from Texas filed a lawsuit, reports. According to the lawsuit, their then 12-year-old son (called “BG”) used AirPods to watch something on his iPhone at low volume when he received an Amber Alert.
The signal “turned off suddenly and without warning with a force that tore BG’s eardrum, damaged his cochlea and caused significant injuries,” the case said. The boy’s parents say he has suffered from dizziness, vertigo, nausea and tinnitus since the 2020 incident and will have to wear a hearing aid for the rest of his life.
They claim that AirPods does not “reduce, control, limit or automatically increase the volume of notifications or alerts to a safe level that causes them to broadcast” and that Apple does not provide instructions to limit the volume of alerts to prevent hearing impairment. The couple claims that Apple did not fix the problem and if they were not aware of the problem, they should have known.
Other Apple users have concerning of the company . Engadget contacted Apple for comment.
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