Atty Wants $20M Verdict In 1st Calif. Toyota Acceleration Trial

Law360, Los Angeles (August 8, 2013, 8:13 PM EDT) -- A lawyer representing the family of a woman who was killed when her vehicle failed to stop told a jury Thursday he will ask for $20 million in damages in California's first bellwether personal injury trial in the Toyota Motor Corp. unintended acceleration litigation.

Garo Mardirossian, a lawyer representing Yasuharu Uno and his son, Jeffrey Uno, said that Toyota's failure to put a brake override system in Noriko Uno's 2006 Toyota Camry led to her death at age 66 in an Aug. 28, 2009, automobile accident...
To view the full article, register now.
Law360 Pro Say Podcast
Check out Law360's new podcast, Pro Say, which offers a weekly recap of both the biggest stories and hidden gems from the world of law.