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Jones Day Partner To Guide Takata Air Bag Settlement Talks

Law360, Miami (April 1, 2015, 8:09 PM EDT) -- The Florida federal judge overseeing multidistrict litigation stemming from defective air bags sold by Takata Corp. and included in numerous automakers' vehicles on Tuesday appointed a partner at Jones Day to serve as special mediator in the case.

Paul C. Huck Jr., who is based in Miami, where the cases were consolidated in February, will direct and facilitate settlement negotiations between the parties and their insurers, according to the order from U.S. District Judge Federico A. Moreno.

More than 100 plaintiffs have filed claims against Takata...
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