Toyota Seeks Ruling To Strike Claims From Acceleration MDL

Law360, Los Angeles (April 23, 2012, 9:27 PM EDT) -- Toyota Motor Corp. on Monday urged a California federal judge overseeing multidistrict litigation over economic losses from sudden unintended acceleration defects to throw out claims by Florida and New York plaintiffs whose vehicles never experienced a problem, saying he should adopt a tentative decision released last week.

"You can plead until the cows come home, you can have 7,000 paragraphs, but the bottom line is that there are broad policy implications that recovery by uninjured buyers is speculative, is unfair, and is bad economics," Toyota attorney...
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