Lack Of Brake Override Caused Fatal Toyota Crash, Atty Says

Law360, Los Angeles (September 30, 2013, 9:21 PM ET) -- A woman who was killed when her Toyota Camry slammed into a tree would have lived if the car had been equipped with a “cheap and safe” brake override system, her family argued Monday in California's first bellwether trial in the Toyota Motor Corp. unintended acceleration litigation.

The husband and son of Noriko Uno told a Los Angeles Superior Court jury that a brake override safety system would have prevented the 2006 Camry from accelerating out of control after she was hit by another car in...
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