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Daimler Loses Bid for Review of Argentine Rights Case Ruling

Daimler AG lost its bid to have a U.S. appeals court review a ruling that it must face claims that its Argentine Mercedes-Benz unit collaborated with state security forces to kill and torture workers in the so-called Dirty War. A majority of the U.S. Court of Appeals in San Francisco today denied the carmaker’s request to have a larger panel of judges review a decision by three of its judges in May. That panel allowed a lawsuit by Argentine workers and their families…against the…company to proceed…Daimler denies wrongdoing…Daimler plans to seek review of the case in the U.S. Supreme Court, said Han Tjan, a Daimler spokesman.

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Daimler lawsuit (re Argentina)

US appeals court denies Daimler's bid to review ruling allowing Argentine workers' lawsuit to proceed - claims company's complicity in human rights abuses during Argentine dictatorship