Atty Wants $20M Verdict In 1st Calif. Toyota Acceleration Trial

Law360, Los Angeles (August 8, 2013, 8:13 PM EDT) -- A lawyer representing the family of a woman who was killed when her vehicle failed to stop told a jury Thursday he will ask for $20 million in damages in California's first bellwether personal injury trial in the Toyota Motor Corp. unintended acceleration litigation.

Garo Mardirossian, a lawyer representing Yasuharu Uno and his son, Jeffrey Uno, said that Toyota's failure to put a brake override system in Noriko Uno's 2006 Toyota Camry led to her death at age 66 in an Aug. 28, 2009, automobile accident...
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