Judge Tentatively Refuses To Dismiss Toyota Lawsuits

SANTA ANA, Calif. - (AP) A federal judge who said he's inclined to let personal injury and wrongful death lawsuits against Toyota Motor Corp. move forward heard arguments Thursday from Toyota attorneys hoping to dissuade him. U.S. District Judge James V. Selna issued a preliminary opinion Wednesday denying the automaker's motion to dismiss key causes. . . . Full version available to subscribers.