Toyota Prevails Over Car Crash Liability Claims

Law360, New York (April 9, 2013, 6:14 PM EDT) -- Toyota Motor Corp. escaped liability on Friday for a car crash that left a woman with severe leg fractures and other injuries, with a Washington state jury finding that the front of the woman's 2004 Lexus was not defective.

Plaintiff Allyn Lindemann failed to show that her Lexus ES 330 was not reasonably safe, the jury found. Lindemann had asked for approximately $30 million for the injuries she suffered in the accident, which allegedly included two broken femurs, a broken tibia, substantial blood loss and a...
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