3rd Circ. Revives Coverage Suit Against Seatbelt Maker

Law360, Los Angeles (November 27, 2013, 4:46 PM ET) -- The Third Circuit on Tuesday partially revived a lawsuit by testing services company SGS U.S. Testing Co. Inc. seeking to recoup litigation expenses from auto parts maker Takata Corp., finding a lower court erred in determining SGS did not state a valid claim for contractual indemnification. 

A three-judge appellate panel reversed U.S. District Judge Dennis M. Cavanaugh's order granting Takata's motion to dismiss SGS's contractual indemnification and breach of duty of good faith and fair dealing claims, saying that SGS adequately pled that it may be...
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Case Information

Case Title

SGS US Testing Co v. Takata Corporation, et al

Case Number



Appellate - 3rd Circuit

Nature of Suit

4190 Other Contract Actions

Date Filed

August 17, 2012


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