Toyota Faulty Engine Action Runs Out Of Gas

Law360, New York (August 4, 2010, 5:00 PM EDT) -- A federal judge has granted Toyota Motor Sales USA Inc.'s bid to shut down a putative class action over an alleged defect in an engine model that can cause a car to stall unexpectedly, finding that the mere threat of injury was not enough to support the case.

Judge Tena Campbell of the U.S. District Court for the District of Utah on Tuesday granted Toyota's motion to dismiss, ruling that plaintiff Arrienne Mae Winzler had failed to state a claim for relief because she had not...
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