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Product Liability and Personal Injury Lawsuits in the Wake of Toyota: Understanding the Impact of the Toyota Recall Legislation (Aspatore Special Report)
Label: Thomson West, Aspatore Books
Manufacturer: Thomson West, Aspatore Books
Number Of Pages: 28
Publication Date: 2010-05-15
Publisher: Thomson West, Aspatore Books
Studio: Thomson West, Aspatore Books
Following recalls of Toyota automobile models during 2009 and 2010, a number of personal injury and product liability lawsuits have been filed against the company for alleged acceleration and braking problems. The legal ramifications for Toyota may go on to affect other automakers and increase government regulation over automotive safety. What are the claims in the lawsuits facing Toyota, and what consequences could come from these legal actions? How could Toyota have prevented these lawsuits, and what can competitors learn from them? What role will attorneys play in representing the affected parties? Product Liability and Personal Injury Lawsuits in the Wake of Toyota provides feedback from some of the nation's leading legal minds on current Toyota litigation cases and the impact these events may have on legislative reform and for other automakers. These experts analyze the chain of events in the Toyota safety crisis, speculate on the future of federal safety requirements, and offer strategies for successfully bringing clients claims to court. This in-depth report offers readers an on-the-spot look at this issue as it continues to unfold.
1. Mark Lanier, Founder and Lead Litigation Counsel, The Lanier Law Firm- "Toyota's Long and Winding Legal Road"