New Investigations into Toyota Sudden Acceleration

New Toyota Sudden Acceleration Claim Leads to Further Investigation from Regulators Although Toyota began work toward settling numerous sudden acceleration lawsuits in December of this past year, US federal safety regulators say that they are now investigating several new Toyota sudden acceleration claims, this time involving the Corolla instead of the Camry. On Monday, September 29th, the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration announced that it is examining 163 new complaints of Toyota sudden acceleration covering about 1.69 million … [Read more...]

Toyota Seeks Settlement for Sudden Acceleration Lawsuits

Toyota to Work Toward Settlement in Sudden Acceleration Personal Injury Lawsuits Two months ago, an Oklahoma jury found that Toyota’s Camry engine was at fault in a sudden acceleration lawsuit, because it was defective. Now, the vehicle manufacturing giant has agreed to begin settlement negotiations over its sudden acceleration lawsuits. The verdict of “reckless disregard,” which in 2005 led to the death of a woman and the serious injury of another in a crash, was the first of several lawsuits involving sudden acceleration of Toyota’s … [Read more...]