Car Owner Seeks Class Cert. In Toyota Financing Case

Law360, New York (August 27, 2012, 3:20 PM EDT) -- A woman who alleges Toyota Financial Services Americas Corp. prevented her from making late payments before the company repossessed her car asked a Massachusetts federal judge Friday to certify a class of affected consumers.

Erica Wilder sought certification of a class who purchased cars and arranged financing through TFSA, were subject to repossession for default and had their accounts closed before repossession occurred, preventing the default from being cured.

“Requiring each class member to pursue his or her claim individually would entail needless duplication and would...
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