Court Approves Firm's Proposed Procedures for Calculation of Damages from Embassy Bombing
The federal district court in Mwani v. United States approved bellwether hearings as a methodology for determining damages against non-US government defendants in a case arising out of the 1998 Nairobi Embassy bombing. Bellwether hearings minimize or eliminate the need to take live testimony from each of the hundreds of individual plaintiffs in the case by permitting