Toyota Dodges Suit Over Prius Crash Prevention System

Law360, Chicago (January 15, 2014, 1:20 PM EST) -- A California federal judge last week tossed a proposed class action alleging Toyota Motor Corp. improperly markets a collision avoidance system in its Prius model that actually provides no real safety benefit, finding that the plaintiffs failed to show how they were harmed or that the automaker made misrepresentations about the product.

In a Jan. 9 order, U.S. District Judge John F. Walter dismissed all of the claims in the case with prejudice, leaving the plaintiffs without an opportunity to amend their complaint.

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