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Steve Berman Appointed In Consolidated Toyota Litigation
Posted on 25 May 2010 by LexisNexis Litigation Resource Community Staff

SANTA ANA, Calif. - U.S. District Judge James V. Selna of the Central District of California on May 14 appointed class action lawyer Steve Berman, managing partner of Hagens Berman , to co-lead counsel in the massive multi-district litigation against... Read More

Massive Toyota Litigation Keeps Its Ties To Arizona Attorney With Hagens Berman
Posted on 25 May 2010 by LexisNexis Litigation Resource Community Staff

PHOENIX - Rob Carey, a Phoenix attorney and former chief assistant attorney general, will continue to play a key role in the massive multidistrict litigation against Toyota Motor Sales USA Inc. after U.S. District Judge James V. Selna of the Central District... Read More

Beasley Allen's Miles Appointed To Lead Toyota SUA Litigation
Posted on 25 May 2010 by LexisNexis Litigation Resource Community Staff

MONTGOMERY, Ala. - U.S. District Judge James V. Selna of the Central District of California on May 14 appointed W. Daniel "Dee" Miles III, head of the Consumer Fraud section for Beasley, Allen, Crow, Methvin, Portis and Miles P.C., to the Liaison... Read More

West Virginia Attorney Ben Bailey Named Part Of Counsel Team In National Toyota Lawsuit
Posted on 25 May 2010 by LexisNexis Litigation Resource Community Staff

CHARLESTON, W.Va. - U.S. District Court Judge James V. Selna of the Central District of California has appointed West Virginia attorney Benjamin Bailey as one of nine lawyers to the Plaintiffs' Counsel Committee for Economic Loss in the national lawsuit... Read More

Central District Of California Rejects Toyota Shareholders' Japanese Law Securities Claims
Posted on 15 Jul 2011 by Kevin M. LaCroix

The U.S. Supreme Court's June 2010 decision in Morrison v. National Australia Bank looked like the end of securities claims in U.S. courts on behalf so-called "f-cubed" claimants - that is, foreign shareholders of foreign-domiciled companies... Read More

Toyota MDL To Be Located In Los Angeles
Posted on 14 Apr 2010 by LexisNexis Litigation Resource Community Staff

LOS ANGELES — The Judicial Panel on Multidistrict Litigation (JPMDL) announced April 9 that Toyota litigation cases should be sent to the U.S. District Court for the Central District of California for consolidated pretrial proceedings. The panel... Read More

Toyota Forfeits $1.2B, Accepts Deferred Prosecution In Sudden-Acceleration Probe
Posted on 20 Mar 2014 by Tom Moylan

NEW YORK — (Mealey’s) Toyota Motor Corp. will forfeit $1.2 billion as part of a deferred criminal prosecution agreement for wire fraud for allegedly misleading consumers, the federal government and Congress about “sudden acceleration”... Read More

Toyota To Pay $32.4 Million In Extra Fines
Posted on 1 Jan 2011 by LexisNexis Litigation Resource Community Staff

WASHINGTON, D.C. - (AP) Toyota Motor Corp. has agreed to pay the government a record $32.4 million in additional fines to settle an investigation into its handling of two recalls at the heart of its safety crisis. The Transportation Department said late... Read More

Toyota Class Action Lawsuit To Start With Utah Case
Posted on 13 Jun 2011 by LexisNexis Litigation Resource Community Staff

SANTA ANA, Calif. - (AP) A federal judge expects the first lawsuit to go to trial in a massive class action against Toyota Motor Corp. over a sudden acceleration problem that led the company to recall 14 million cars will involve a crash that killed two... 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

California Hearing Set For Toyota Lawsuits
Posted on 13 May 2010 by LexisNexis Litigation Resource Community Staff

SANTA ANA, Calif. — (AP) A federal judge in Orange County could set the framework for the lawsuits facing Toyota Motor Corp. related to its sudden acceleration problems. A hearing will be held Thursday where U.S. District Judge James Selna may decide... 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

Toyota Moves To Toss Sudden Acceleration Lawsuits
Posted on 15 Sep 2010 by LexisNexis Litigation Resource Community Staff

SANTA ANA, Calif. - (AP) Toyota Motor Corp. has moved to dismiss hundreds of lawsuits over claims stemming from sudden acceleration in its vehicles. The auto giant filed a motion Tuesday with a federal court in Santa Ana, saying attorneys for Toyota drivers... Read More

Federal Judge Rejects Most Claims In Toyota Investor Lawsuit
Posted on 14 Jul 2011 by LexisNexis Litigation Resource Community Staff

LOS ANGELES - (AP) A federal judge has rejected most claims made in a shareholder lawsuit against Toyota Motor Corp. that accused the Japanese automaker of knowing about and hiding purported acceleration problems in some of its vehicles. U.S. District... Read More

Toyota Wins New York Case Over Unintended Acceleration
Posted on 4 Apr 2011 by LexisNexis Litigation Resource Community Staff

CENTRAL ISLIP, N.Y. - (AP) A federal jury found Friday that Toyota Motor Corp. isn't responsible for a 2005 crash that the driver blamed on the floor mat or the electronic throttle, in the first case to go to trial since automaker recalled millions... Read More