Toyota Must Turn Over Docs In Acceleration MDL

Law360, New York (May 28, 2010, 4:40 PM EDT) -- In the first courtroom tangle in multidistrict litigation over claims related to allegations of sudden unintended acceleration problems with Toyota Motor Corp.'s vehicles, a federal judge reportedly ruled Friday that the automaker must give the plaintiffs the documents it has already turned over to Congress.

Judge James V. Selna of the U.S. District Court for the Central District of California sided with the plaintiffs, who argued that the documents were necessary to help them craft their master complaint for the multidistrict litigation, Reuters reported.

The judge...
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