Toyota Buyers Tell 3rd Circ. $3.8M Headlight Deal Is Unfair

Law360, New York (September 27, 2012, 4:14 PM EDT) -- Two car buyers on Wednesday asked the Third Circuit to revive their claims against Toyota Motor Sales USA Inc. over allegedly defective headlights, arguing a $3.8 million settlement in a separate case was unfair and wrongly precluded their claims.

Philip Gotthelf and Nathan Guedalia filed a putative class action against Toyota alleging that the company's Prius hybrid cars have certain optional headlights that turn off without warning, but the suit was dismissed in January after a district judge ruled that a similar suit in California that...
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