Light Bulb Co. Wants FTC Sanctioned In False Ad Suit

Law360, New York (November 29, 2011, 3:18 PM EST) -- A light bulb manufacturer on Monday asked a California federal court to end the Federal Trade Commission's lawsuit claiming the company made exaggerated marketing claims about its LED lamps, arguing that the FTC deserved the sanction for allegedly deleting pertinent emails.

Lights of America Inc. accused the commission of not preserving documents relevant to the lawsuit despite anticipating taking legal action against it. According to the FTC suit, some of Lights of America's light-emitting diode, or LED, bulbs produce only one-fifth as many lumens as advertised...
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Federal Trade Commission v. Lights of America Inc et al


Case Number

8:10-cv-01333

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California Central

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James V. Selna

Date Filed

September 7, 2010

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