Takata Ch. 11 Gets Committee With Personal Injury Victims

Law360, Wilmington (July 7, 2017, 11:20 AM EDT) -- Takata’s Chapter 11 case had an official committee appointed Friday that includes personal injury victims of the defective airbag inflators that drove the company into bankruptcy, giving such claimants a rare and powerful voice in the proceedings.

Takata's defective airbag inflators were linked to at least 11 deaths and spurred the largest auto recall in U.S. history. (AP) The U.S. Trustee’s Office, which appoints official committees in Chapter 11 cases, put together a committee of unsecured tort claimant creditors consisting of seven individuals believed to have been...
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