Toyota Ruling Will Yield Glut Of Texas Appeals, Experts Say

Law360, Houston (September 3, 2013, 9:33 PM EDT) -- In finding that a trial judge's reasoning for granting a new trial in a rollover case against a Toyota Motors Co. unit could be scrutinized, the Texas Supreme Court has strengthened jury verdicts statewide but also potentially slowed down the resolution of many cases by opening the door to more complex appeals.

Joshua Romero, an appellate partner with Jackson Walker LLP, said the high court’s ruling in favor of Toyota Motor Sales USA Inc. would likely create more work for appeals courts as they dig into...
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