U.S. justices agree to hear Daimler human rights case

WASHINGTON, April 22 Mon Apr 22, 2013 9:46am EDT

WASHINGTON, April 22 (Reuters) - The U.S. Supreme Court on Monday agreed to hear a Daimler AG appeal concerning human rights allegations against the company.

The San Francisco-based 9th U.S. Circuit Court of Appeals had ruled in favor of plaintiffs in allowing claims to proceed in federal court.