Air Purifier Plaintiffs Seek $767M From Sharper Image

Law360, New York (August 19, 2008, 12:00 AM EDT) -- The plaintiffs in two putative class actions over the Ionic Breeze air purifier, suits that helped drive Sharper Image Corp. into bankruptcy, have asked a court to certify the class for the purpose of seeking $767 million in damages.

One of the product liability suits over the air purifier sold by the gadget retailer was filed in 2005 in U.S. District Court for the Southern District of Florida; the other was filed in 2004 in state court in California.

Both were stayed after Sharper Image filed...
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