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U.S. court has jurisdiction over Argentinian employees’ claims against Mercedes-Benz Argentina

  • Proskauer Rose LLP
  • -
  • Argentina, USA
  • -
  • July 13 2011

In this case, 22 Argentinian residents (including a Chilean national) sued DaimlerChrysler Aktiengesellschaft (“DCAG”) in federal court in California, alleging that one of DCAG’s subsidiaries, Mercedes-Benz Argentina (“MBA”), collaborated with state security forces to kidnap, detain, torture and kill plaintiffs and their relatives during Argentina’s “Dirty War” in the 1970s