Mich. AG Subpoenas Acceleration Info From Toyota

Law360, New York (March 24, 2010, 7:37 PM EDT) -- Michigan's attorney general is seeking information from Toyota Motor Sales USA about the possible causes of sudden unintended acceleration in the company's vehicles and a fatal accident in Flint, Mich., that led to a private lawsuit.

Attorney General Mike Cox issued a subpoena to Toyota Motor Corp.'s U.S. sales arm on Tuesday pursuant to Michigan's Consumer Protection Act, which empowers Cox to pursue civil investigative subpoenas.

In addition to general data about unintended acceleration and the Flint accident, Cox asked for information that Toyota has already...
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