Plaintiffs Firms Battle To Helm Toyota MDL

Law360, New York (May 3, 2010, 3:44 PM EDT) -- Plaintiffs firms are jockeying to win power positions in the multidistrict litigation over allegations of sudden unintended acceleration problems with Toyota Motor Corp.'s vehicles.

Over the last 10 days, approximately 50 plaintiffs attorneys have applied in the U.S. District Court for the Central District of California to serve in leadership roles in the multidistrict litigation. Hagens Berman Sobol Shapiro LLP, McCune & Wright LLP, Seeger Weiss LLP and Susman Godfrey LLP are among the firms who have filed papers in hopes of winning a plum assignment....
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