Takata Confronts Opposition To Bid For Air Bag Suit Freeze

Law360, Wilmington (August 9, 2017, 7:34 PM EDT) -- Bankrupt Takata faced a legion of opposition Wednesday to its bid to halt scores of lawsuits connected to the company's defective air bag inflators, parrying accusations that the idea came from Takata's major automaker customers to shield them from litigation claimants and government agencies.

During a hearing in Delaware bankruptcy court, Takata's attorney Theodore E. Tsekerides of Weil Gotshal & Manges LLP said that the auto safety company took issue with suggestions that its bid for an injunction to freeze litigation surrounding the air bag inflators...
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