Judge Slashes Claims in Toyota Sliding-Door Suit

Law360, New York (April 2, 2012, 4:36 PM EDT) -- A New Jersey federal judge on Friday tossed all but one claim in a proposed class action against Toyota Motor Corp. over reportedly defective sliding doors in certain Toyota Sienna model cars by drivers accusing the automaker of knowingly hiding the alleged defect.

U.S. District Judge Jose L. Linares spared the omission claim under the New York Consumer Protection act by the plaintiffs, a proposed class of drivers from New York and Jersey, finding that the suit had sufficiently claimed that Toyota was aware of the...
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