Toyota's 1st Sudden Acceleration Trial Set For Nov.

Law360, Los Angeles (March 5, 2012, 10:32 PM EST) -- The first bellwether trial in consolidated state court litigation over unintended acceleration in Toyota Motor Corp. vehicles will begin Nov. 1, a California judge said Monday, telling attorneys he will use October to find potential jurors for the estimated 40-day trial.

“The whole hope of a bellwether is that the results ... will make it easier for all the other cases to settle,” Los Angeles Superior Court Judge Anthony Mohr explained Monday, setting a trial date for Uno v. Toyota Motor Sales USA Inc. and queuing...
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