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February 14, 2018

Settlements have been reached with the TEAC, NEC and Hitachi-LG Defendants.

January 5, 2018

The trial phase of this action has commenced. The parties have agreed to a modified trial structure where the cases-in-chief will be exchanged in writing,…

November 7, 2017

Settlements have been reached with the defendants in the following actions: Automotive Wire Harness Systems: Yazaki Systems Technologies GmbH (formerly S-Y Systems Technologies Europe, GmbH)…

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14. Why do these risks affect different people differently?

The limitation risk, litigation risk, and appeals risk all apply to all class members in the same way.

However, reliance risk applies differently to some class members than to others (see FAQ#10).

Class Counsel think it would have been easier for class members approaching retirement to prove that they reasonably relied on misrepresentations. In contrast, it would be harder for young class members to do so.

 

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