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Finkelstein Thompson LLP Announces Investigation of First Solar, Inc.

Monday, March 26, 2012

Finkelstein Thompson LLP Announces Investigation of First Solar, Inc.11:43 EDT Monday, March 26, 2012 WASHINGTON (Business Wire) -- Finkelstein Thompson LLP is investigating potential claims on behalf of shareholders of First Solar, Inc. (“First Solar” or the “Company”) (NASDAQ: FSLR). The investigation focuses on potential liability arising from First Solar's reporting of payments for replacement of defective solar panels it manufactured. First Solar's 2011 yearly report revealed $125.8 million in warranty payments for the fourth quarter, nearly doubling the Company's total exposure since announcing the defect in 2010. The payments resulted in First Solar recording a loss for the year. If you are interested in discussing your rights as a First Solar shareholder, or have information relating to this investigation, please contact Finkelstein Thompson's Washington, DC offices at (877) 337-1050 or by email at contact@finkelsteinthompson.com. Finkelstein Thompson LLP has spent over three decades delivering outstanding representation to institutional and individual clients in financial litigation, and has been appointed as lead or co-lead counsel in dozens of shareholder class actions. Indeed, the firm has served in leadership roles in cases that have recovered over $1 billion for investors and consumers. To learn more about Finkelstein Thompson LLP, please visit our web site at www.finkelsteinthompson.com. Attorney advertising. Prior results do not guarantee similar outcomes. Finkelstein Thompson LLPL. Kendall Satterfield, 877-337-1050