Toyota Recalls: Massive Legal Fallout


Many plaintiffs lawyers are predicting that the Toyota products liability recalls will result in complex federal lawsuits rivaling the tobacco litigation, as explained in this ABA Journal blog post.

In Ohio, a class action against Toyota was recently filed alleging fraud and negligence arising from the recall related to the defective gas pedals. As explained in an AP article, the basis of the fraud claim is that Toyota was aware of the defect and knowingly kept this information from the government and the unsuspecting public.

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