Class Again Denied Cert. In False Ads Suit Over LED Bulbs
Law360, Los Angeles (August 27, 2012, 9:08 PM EDT) -- A California federal judge on Monday tentatively ruled to again deny certification of a nationwide class in a suit accusing manufacturer Lights of America Inc. of deceptively marketing its light-emitting diode bulbs, saying a recent Ninth Circuit ruling bars national certification under the state's consumer protection laws.
U.S. District Judge James V. Selna said at a hearing that the Ninth Circuit's decision in Mazza v. American Honda Motor Co. would make nationwide certification under California's false advertising law untenable because of salient differences in state's consumer protection laws. Lights of America is accused of marketing lamps that had bulbs didn't last...
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