Toyota settles first wrongful death lawsuit regarding Sudden Acceleration

Toyota Motor Corp. has settled the first in a group of hundreds of pending wrongful death and personal injury lawsuits stemming from the sudden, unintended acceleration by Toyota vehicles. Agreement was reached in a case brought by the family of Paul Van Alfen and Charlene Jones Lloyd. They died when their Toyota Camry slammed into […]

Toyota Agrees to $1.1 Billion Settlement Tied to Sudden Accelerations

DETROIT — Toyota Motor Corp. agreed on a $1.1 billion settlement toward the class-action lawsuit related to issues of sudden acceleration in its vehicles. A suit was filed in 2010 after numerous complaints were made that Toyota automobiles were accelerating suddenly and causing accidents and injuries.  Since then more then 8 million vehicles in the […]

Toyota settled injury claim over sudden acceleration long before latest settlement

GRAND RAPIDS, MI – Months before Toyota Motor Corp.’s $1.1 billion settlement of a class action lawsuit, the Japanese automaker settled a long and hard fought battle in Kent County Circuit Court over claims that their cars were prone to sudden acceleration. In the summer of 2011, Toyota Motor Corp settled two injury cases brought […]