Toyota's 1st Unintended-Acceleration Trial Delayed

Law360, Los Angeles (July 13, 2012, 7:37 PM EDT) -- A California judge on Friday delayed the first scheduled bellwether trial in consolidated state court litigation over unintended acceleration in Toyota Motor Corp. vehicles, a move that could hasten the start of a similar lawsuit Toyota has tried unsuccessfully to shift to federal court.

Los Angeles Superior Court Judge Anthony J. Mohr on Friday granted a motion to change the trial date of the lawsuit brought by plaintiff Yasuharu Uno, moving the jury trial from Nov. 1, 2012, to April 15, 2013.

Judge Mohr, who had...
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