Toyota Settles Suit Over Calif. Crash Tied To Recall

Law360, New York (September 20, 2010, 2:30 PM EDT) -- Toyota Motor Corp. has settled a lawsuit over a fatal August 2009 car crash, allegedly caused by sudden acceleration, which played a role in prompting the automaker to recall millions of vehicles.

Toyota confirmed Saturday that a settlement had been reached with the family members of the accident victims. The company did not disclose the terms of the settlement, which resolved a suit in the California Superior Court for the County of San Diego.

The settlement resolved all product liability claims asserted against Toyota and the...
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