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Toyota Knew About Lexus Problem 2 Years Ago
Posted on 6 Jul 2010 by LexisNexis Litigation Resource Community Staff

TOKYO - (AP) Toyota knew two years ago about the engine problem behind its latest Lexus recall, even changing the spring part to correct it, but did not think a recall was warranted until recently, a company official said Tuesday. Toyota Motor Corp. started... Read More

Toyota Says 270,000 Vehicles Have Faulty Engines
Posted on 1 Jul 2010 by LexisNexis Litigation Resource Community Staff

TOKYO - (AP) Toyota Motor Corp. said Thursday about 270,000 cars sold worldwide including luxury Lexus sedans have potentially faulty engines, the latest quality lapse to hit the automaker following massive global recalls of top-selling models. Japan's... Read More

Beleaguered Toyota To Recall 270,000 Cars Globally
Posted on 2 Jul 2010 by LexisNexis Litigation Resource Community Staff

TOKYO - (AP) Toyota Motor Corp. will recall 270,000 Lexus and other vehicles worldwide to fix faulty engines in the latest quality lapse at the world's No. 1 automaker. Flaws in valve springs, a crucial engine component, could make the vehicle stall... Read More

New Claims Made Against Toyota In Automobile Defects Case
Posted on 29 Oct 2010 by LexisNexis Litigation Resource Community Staff

LOS ANGELES - (AP) Toyota Motor Corp. bought back cars from drivers who reported sudden acceleration defects, but the company didn't tell federal regulators about the problem, according to court documents filed in the sprawling litigation against... Read More

Toyota To Pay $10 Million In Runaway Lexus Crash
Posted on 1 Jan 2011 by LexisNexis Litigation Resource Community Staff

LOS ANGELES - (AP) Toyota Motor Corp. agreed to pay $10 million to the family of four people killed in a runaway Lexus crash that led to recalls of millions of the automaker's vehicles, attorneys said Thursday. John Gomez, a lawyer who represents... Read More

Judge In Toyota Lawsuit Says Sealed Settlement Likely
Posted on 21 Sep 2010 by LexisNexis Litigation Resource Community Staff

SANTA ANA, Calif. - (AP) A judge said Monday he's inclined to keep confidential a settlement between Toyota Motor Corp. and the relatives of four people killed when a driver was unable to stop a runaway Lexus. Los Angeles County Superior Court Judge... Read More

Kahn & Associates Announces Consumer Class Action Against Toyota
Posted on 17 Mar 2010 by LexisNexis Litigation Resource Community Staff

CHICAGO — Kahn & Associates Ltd., a Northfield, Ill., law firm with experience in the prosecution of nationwide consumer and investor class actions, announced Feb. 17 that it filed a lawsuit in the Circuit Court of Cook County on behalf... Read More

Colson Hicks Eidson Files Class Action Lawsuit Against Toyota
Posted on 15 Apr 2010 by LexisNexis Litigation Resource Community Staff

MIAMI— Coral Gables, Fla.-based trial law firm Colson Hicks Eidson filed a class action complaint in the U.S. District Court for the Southern District of Florida on March 3 on behalf of plaintiffs Sharlene Cohen-Goldberg, Tiffany Jones, Thelma Reid... Read More