Toyota Wants Experts Excluded From Acceleration MDL

Law360, New York (October 2, 2012, 7:19 PM EDT) -- Toyota Motor Corp. sought Monday to disallow plaintiffs' expert testimony from multidistrict litigation in California over an alleged unintended acceleration defect, arguing it was too late to introduce a theory that purportedly indicates its vehicles do not address software glitches.

The automaker filed a motion to strike some of the rebuttal expert opinions and evidence submitted by the plaintiffs in September. The plaintiffs in the litigation claim the electronic throttle control system in certain Toyota cars was defective, causing drivers to suffer economic harm and, in...
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