Takata Air Bag MDL Judge Partially Grants, Denies Summary Judgment To BMW

(October 25, 2016, 12:13 PM EDT) -- MIAMI — The Florida federal judge overseeing the Takata air bag multidistrict litigation on Oct. 14 granted summary judgment on 11 claims against BMW of North America LLC and BMW Manufacturing Co. (collectively, BMW) after finding that many of the state subclasses do not yet have plaintiffs and that claims specific to those classes cannot be pursued (In re: Takata Airbag Products Liability Litigation, No. 15-02599-CIV-Moreno, MDL No. 5-2599, S.D. Fla.).

(Order available.  Document #77-161026-008R.)

The suits consolidated in the MDL allege that Takata Corp. and...
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