Federal judge refuses to dismiss Toyota acceleration lawsuit

[JURIST] A judge for the US District Court for the Central District of California [official website] on Friday denied a motion by Toyota [corporate website; JURIST news archive] to dismiss a class action lawsuit [materials] filed over the alleged sudden-acceleration defects. A final ruling is expected within the next two weeks [Bloomberg report]. Last month, Judge James Selna agreed to dismiss economic damage claims from foreign Toyota buyers, citing a lack of standing. In December, Toyota settled [JURIST report] US…

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