“A US judge has ruled that punters who drop their iPhones, smashing the smartphone’s glass screen in the process, can’t blame Apple for it,” Tony Smith reports for The Register.

“Judge Edward Davila of the San Jose District Court this week rejected a local man’s attempt to sue the Cupertino giant over a cracked iPhone 4 panel, stating ‘it is a well known fact of life that glass can break under impact,'” Smith reports. “The plaintiff, Betsalel Williamson, felt the need to replace his iPhone’s rear face after knocking his phone off the arm of a chair.”

Smith reports, “Williamson wanted the court to force Apple to cough up for the repair work. He said his case showed that Apple’s claims in advertising that the handset’s glass panelling was über-tough were clearly misleading.”

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