Fraud Plaintiffs Can Use AIG Docs, Judge Rules

Law360, New York (May 22, 2012, 5:05 PM EDT) -- A New York federal judge on Monday said American International Group Inc. has failed to demonstrate that certain documents it wanted to bar plaintiffs from using in a consolidated class action over fraud related to AIG's 2008 stock performance were privileged attorney-client work products.

U.S. Magistrate Judge Debra Freeman said that declarations and submissions she had ordered AIG to give the court did not demonstrate that the documents it accidentally gave plaintiffs qualify as work products.

AIG claimed that the documents in question were prepared for...
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