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Abad v. Bayer Corp., 08-1504

In an action involving a products liability claim and the doctrine of forum non conveniens, district court judgment is affirmed where the court did not abuse its discretion in invoking forum non conveniens and dismissing the case in favor of the courts of Argentina.

Appellate Information

  • Argued 04/01/2009
  • Decided 05/01/2009
  • Published 05/01/2009

Judges

  • POSNER, Circuit Judge., Before POSNER, EVANS, and TINDER, Circuit Judges.

Court

  • United States Seventh Circuit

Counsel

  • For Appellant:
  • Lynn A. Ellenberger (argued), Shefsky & Froelich, Chicago, IL, Michael T. Reagan, Herbolsheimer, Lannon, Henson, Duncan & Reagan, Ottawa, IL, Kent L. Klaudt, Lieff, Cabraser, Heimann & Bernstein, LLP, San Francisco, CA, Richard B. Rosenthal (argued), Miami, FL, for Plaintiffs-Appellants.

  • For Appellees:
  • Sara J. Gourley, Sidley Austin, Chicago, IL, Richard D. Walk, Jr. (argued), Dechert, Philadelphia, PA, Duncan Barr, OCD&B A Law Corporation, San Francisco, CA, Alina Alonso (argued), Carlton Fields, P.A., Miami, FL, Charles D. Knight, Holland & Knight, Chicago, IL, for Defendants-Appellees.
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