Texas Court Eyes Toyota's Bid To Restore Win In Crash Suit

Law360, Houston (January 8, 2013, 5:46 PM EST) -- Texas’ highest court on Tuesday debated how trial judges should justify tossing jury verdicts in an appeal by a Toyota Motor Corp. subsidiary facing retrial over the death of a man ejected during a rollover accident from a vehicle manufactured by the company.

The Texas Supreme Court peppered lawyers for Toyota Motor Sales USA Inc. and the heirs of accident victim Richard King over the extent to which the trial court should have explained its decision to overturn a jury verdict in favor of Toyota and...
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