Judge Dismisses Concealment Claims Against Automotive Defendants In Takata MDL

(March 22, 2016, 1:11 PM EDT) -- MIAMI— The judge overseeing the Takata air bag multidistrict litigation on March 11 dismissed three claims brought by the Automotive Recyclers Association (ARA), saying the organization failed to sufficiently implicate the vehicle manufacturer defendants in its second amended complaint (In re: Takata Airbag Products Liability Litigation, No. 15-02599-CIV-Moreno, MDL No. 5-2599, S.D. Fla.).

(Order available. Document #77-160323-010R.)

U.S. Judge Federico A. Moreno of the Southern District of Florida also said the ARA lacks the standing to bring claims against the automotive defendants and to assert the...
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