Defense of Honda North America in Takata Air Bag Class Action

Honda North America, Inc.

Defense of major automobile manufacturer Honda North America, Inc. in the Takata air bag class action, one of the largest multi-district litigation (MDL) class action cases in the country. Our client, along with numerous others, are defendants in two class actions for wrongful death, personal injury, and economic loss arising out of allegations that the vehicles contain defective airbags manufactured by Takata. Involved in establishing the defense strategy against products liability and Florida Deceptive and Unfair Trade Practices Act (FDUTPA) claims. Also assisting with many complex issues related to insurance coverage, discovery disputes, and depositions of the class plaintiffs.


Representation of diversified automotive company in over $3.8 billion of various financing matters including the securitization of retail and lease installment contracts, and negotiation of working capital lines of credit and conduit lending facilities.
Defense of a flight management computer manufacturer in a products liability action involving $300 million in claims for personal injury and property damage. A favorable judgment was secured on behalf of client following a ten-week federal jury trial.
Defense of major homebuilder and affiliates in Florida and Texas in the MDL class action in the United States District Court for the Eastern District of Louisiana and Florida State Court over the use of allegedly defective Chinese drywall in the construction of homes. Our team succeeded in obtaining...