Judge Pulls Plug On Class In LED Bulb False Ad Suit

Law360, New York (June 18, 2012, 6:28 PM EDT) -- A California federal judge on Friday denied class certification to consumers who alleged manufacturer Lights of America Inc. exaggerated marketing claims about its light-emitting diode bulbs, but indicated he would support future certification for a narrower class.

U.S. District Judge James V. Selna held that the two plaintiffs who moved in April to serve as class representatives could not support the class because they lacked standing. The judge also held that no nationwide class could be certified for alleged violations of the California Consumer Legal Remedies...
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