Toyota Told To Talk Mediation In Calif. Acceleration Cases

Law360, Los Angeles (August 15, 2012, 9:52 PM EDT) -- A California judge overseeing consolidated litigation over unintended acceleration in Toyota Motor Corp. vehicles ordered attorneys for Toyota and a plaintiffs’ steering committee Wednesday to discuss mediating the cases, saying it would be a good idea to involve a third party in the contentious litigation.

"Throw out names [of potential mediators]. Assuming you don't want to go on a date, ask each other: If we did go on a date, what movie would we see?” Los Angeles Superior Court Judge Anthony J. Mohr told attorneys Wednesday....
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