Financial experts for retailer Sharper Image are expected to testify today that the company could be pushed into bankruptcy if it is forced to pay up to $900 million to settle a class action lawsuit being pushed by 27 state attorneys general and several plaintiffs attorneys.
At a final fairness hearing today, U.S. District Judge Cecilia Altonaga must weigh Sharper Image’s financial health against the demands of various plaintiff groups and attorneys general who want customers compensated for $300 air purifiers they say were ineffective.
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