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Tempur-Pedic Class Action Suit Dismissed

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Tempur-Pedic International Inc., a leading manufacturer, marketer and distributor of premium mattresses and pillows worldwide, announced the dismissal of a putative class action lawsuit filed against the Company in the U.S. District Court for the Eastern District of Kentucky. The lawsuit generally alleged that the Company and certain named defendants made misleading public statements concerning the Company's financial condition, thereby inducing the plaintiffs to purchase Tempur-Pedic International securities at artificially inflated prices. On March 28, 2008, the Court granted the Company's motion to dismiss all claims against all defendants with prejudice and without leave to re-plead. President and CEO H. Thomas Bryant commented, "We are very pleased with the court's decision. We have always maintained this lawsuit was completely without merit." "We are gratified that the court threw out these meritless claims at the outset, as this suit should never have been brought at all," said Jordan Hershman of Bingham McCutchen LLP, who led the defense team in the case. About the Company: Tempur-Pedic International Inc. manufactures and distributes mattresses and pillows made from its proprietary TEMPUR(R) pressure-relieving material. It is the worldwide leader in premium sleep, the fastest growing segment of the estimated $13 billion global mattress market. The Company is focused on developing, manufacturing and marketing advanced sleep surfaces that help improve the quality of life for people around the world. The Company's products are currently sold in over 70 countries under the TEMPUR(R) and Tempur-Pedic(R) brand names. World headquarters for Tempur-Pedic International is in Lexington, KY. For more information, visit http://www.tempurpedic.com/ or call 800-805-3635.

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