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Takata Judge Will Hear Bid To Halt Air Bag Suits In August

Law360, Wilmington (July 18, 2017, 6:08 PM EDT) -- The Delaware bankruptcy judge presiding over the Takata Chapter 11 said Tuesday that he would hear in early August the company’s bid to halt scores of lawsuits connected to its defective air bag inflators, an issue likely to face stiff opposition from government agencies and personal injury claimants.

During an emergency hearing in Wilmington, U.S. Bankruptcy Judge Brendan L. Shannon set a hearing date for Aug. 9, with an option to push it back if necessary, for Takata’s motion for a preliminary injunction connected to an...
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