Toyota Plaintiffs Lack Standing, Groups Tell 9th Circ.

Law360, San Diego (March 2, 2012, 10:39 PM EST) -- The Civil Justice Association of California and other groups urged the Ninth Circuit on Friday to reverse a decision that allowed Toyota owners whose cars did not have sudden acceleration defects to bring claims in multidistrict litigation, claiming the ruling would open the floodgates to more litigation.

Civil Justice, a nonprofit representing businesses, professional associations and local government groups, filed an amicus brief, arguing that car owners who have not suffered acceleration issues or lost money when selling or attempting to sell their cars lack Article...
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