Toyota MDL Judge To Eye Fla., NY Economic Loss Claims

Law360, New York (December 5, 2011, 3:43 PM EST) -- The judge overseeing multidistrict litigation against Toyota Motor Corp. decided Thursday to consider tossing claims made under New York and Florida law — but not California law — related to economic harm allegedly caused by a sudden acceleration defect.

Toyota moved Nov. 30 for the dismissal of New York and Florida plaintiffs' allegations in a second amended economic loss master consolidated complaint and several individual class actions, as well as for judgment on the pleadings regarding certain California plaintiffs' allegations.

The plaintiffs who filed the master...
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