Toyota Wants Experts Tossed From Acceleration Defect Case

Law360, New York (August 12, 2013, 8:40 PM EDT) -- Toyota Motor Corp. sought Thursday to exclude the testimony of 10 experts in a personal injury lawsuit in the California multidistrict litigation over unintended acceleration in Toyota vehicles, targeting the experts' assertions that the driver was applying the brake at the time of her accident.

Ida Starr St. John, who was 83 years old when the accident occurred, was driving a 2005 Toyota Camry in April 2009 when the vehicle suddenly accelerated onto the grounds of a Georgia elementary school, according to an amended complaint. The...
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Case Title

In re: Toyota Motor Corp. Unintended Acceleration Marketing, Sales Practices, and Products Liability Litigation


Case Number

8:10-ml-02151

Court

California Central

Nature of Suit

Motor Vehicle Prod. Liability

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James V. Selna

Date Filed

April 12, 2010


Case Title

Ida Starr St John v. Toyota Motor Corporation et al


Case Number

8:10-cv-01460

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California Central

Nature of Suit

Motor Vehicle Prod. Liability

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James V. Selna

Date Filed

September 27, 2010

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