Toyota Wins Bid To Nix Class Action Over Brake Defect

Law360, New York (June 18, 2010, 7:03 PM EDT) -- Toyota Motor Sales USA Inc. has won its bid to toss for lack of standing a putative class action accusing the automaker of misleading consumers about a defect in Corollas and Scions that could lead to brake malfunctions in cold weather.

Judge Jeffrey S. White of the U.S. District Court for the Northern District of California on Friday granted Toyota's motion to dismiss the suit with prejudice, concluding that the plaintiffs failed to demonstrate in their amended complaint that they had suffered an ascertainable injury due...
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