For Toyota, Incremental Recalls May Mean Litigation Woes

Law360, New York (January 27, 2010, 6:00 PM EST) -- Toyota Motor Sales USA Inc.'s management of a massive recall of its vehicles may turn out to be a lesson in how not to handle a problematic product, lawyers said.

On Tuesday Toyota announced that its dealers should stop selling the eight models of vehicles that were involved in a Jan. 21 recall over sticking accelerator pedals. About 2.3 million vehicles were included in the recall, which includes some of the company's most popular models such as Camry and Corolla.

The incremental announcements have kept the...
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