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Lawmaker Says Toyota Withheld Crash Lawsuit Evidence
Posted on 5 Mar 2010 by LexisNexis Litigation Resource Community Staff

WASHINGTON, D.C. – (AP) A House lawmaker said Friday that internal Toyota documents show the automaker deliberately withheld key vehicle design and testing evidence in lawsuits filed by Toyota drivers injured in crashes. In a letter to Toyota's... Read More

Toyota Asks MDL Panel To Consolidate Lawsuits In California
Posted on 26 Mar 2010 by LexisNexis Litigation Resource Community Staff

SAN DIEGO – (AP) Attorneys for Toyota Motor Corp. and people suing the Japanese automaker over sudden acceleration problems urged a federal panel Thursday to consolidate more than 200 lawsuits before a single judge, with Los Angeles federal court... Read More

Family Of Officer Killed In Crash Sues Toyota
Posted on 8 Mar 2010 by LexisNexis Litigation Resource Community Staff

SAN DIEGO – (AP) Relatives of a family killed in a high-speed crash that galvanized attention around safety flaws of Toyotas and led to the recalls of millions of cars have sued the world's largest automaker for product liability and negligence... Read More

In Toyota Cases, Evasion Becomes Tactic
Posted on 12 Apr 2010 by LexisNexis Litigation Resource Community Staff

MIAMI – (AP) Toyota has routinely engaged in questionable, evasive and deceptive legal tactics when sued, frequently claiming it does not have information it is required to turn over and sometimes even ignoring court orders to produce key documents... Read More

Drivers Complain That Toyota's Fixes Didn’t Work
Posted on 8 Mar 2010 by LexisNexis Litigation Resource Community Staff

DETROIT – (AP) At least 15 Toyota drivers have complained to U.S. safety officials that their cars sped up by themselves even after being fixed under recalls for sticky gas pedals or floor mat problems, according to an Associated Press analysis... 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

Finkelstein & Krinsk LLP Files Class Action On Behalf Of Toyota Investors
Posted on 31 Mar 2010 by LexisNexis Litigation Resource Community Staff

SAN DIEGO — A class action securities lawsuit, Squires v Toyota Motor Corporation, et. al., has been filed in the U.S. District Court for the Central District of California, Western Division, seeking damages for violations of the Securities Exchange... Read More

Lieff Cabraser Heimann & Bernstein LLP Files Injury Lawsuit Against Toyota
Posted on 5 Mar 2010 by LexisNexis Litigation Resource Community Staff

LOS ANGELES — Robert J. Nelson of the national plaintiffs’ law firm Lieff Cabraser Heimann & Bernstein LLP has announced that Chin Lin, formerly of Arcadia, Calif., along with his wife Pei Yen Cheng and daughter Jessica Lin, on Feb... Read More

Murray, Frank & Sailer LLP Files Securities Class Action Against Toyota
Posted on 17 Mar 2010 by LexisNexis Litigation Resource Community Staff

NEW YORK — Murray, Frank & Sailer LLP announced Feb. 18 that it has filed a class action complaint in the U.S. District Court for the Southern District of New York (No. 10 Civ. 1175) on behalf of all individuals and institutions who purchased... Read More

Chesley Files National Class Action Against Toyota
Posted on 5 Mar 2010 by LexisNexis Litigation Resource Community Staff

CINCINNATI — Stanley M. Chesley from the Cincinnati-based law firm of Waite, Schneider, Bayless & Chesley Co. L.P.A. on Feb. 8 filed a national federal class action lawsuit against Toyota Motor Corp. and other Toyota affiliates. The case... Read More

New York Mother Files Wrongful Death Lawsuit Against Toyota Over Daughter’s Death
Posted on 23 Mar 2010 by LexisNexis Litigation Resource Community Staff

LOS ANGELES — Robert J. Nelson of the national plaintiffs’ law firm Lieff Cabraser Heimann & Bernstein LLP has announced that Sandra Livingston of Roosevelt, N.Y., on Feb. 22 filed a wrongful death lawsuit seeking general and punitive... Read More

Law Offices Of Howard G. Smith Announces Class Action Lawsuit Against Toyota
Posted on 5 Mar 2010 by LexisNexis Litigation Resource Community Staff

BENSALEM, Pa. — Law Offices of Howard G. Smith on Feb. 10 announced that a securities class action lawsuit has been filed on behalf of all persons or entities who purchased or otherwise acquired the publicly traded securities of Toyota Motor... Read More

Maryland Couple Sues Toyota For Injuries Suffered In Accident
Posted on 15 Apr 2010 by LexisNexis Litigation Resource Community Staff

LOS ANGELES — Robert J. Nelson of the national plaintiffs’ law firm Lieff Cabraser Heimann & Bernstein, LLP has announced that Andrew and Tetyana Flury of Pasadena, Md., on May 3 filed a personal injury lawsuit seeking general and punitive... Read More

Hilliard Muńoz Guerra Representing Family Of People Killed In Toyota Crash
Posted on 23 Mar 2010 by LexisNexis Litigation Resource Community Staff

CORPUS CHRISTI, Texas — Attorneys from the Corpus Christi-based law firm of Hilliard Muńoz Guerra LLP have been retained by the family of three Minnesota residents killed in a 2006 crash involving a runaway Toyota Camry manufactured by Toyota... Read More