Toyota Seeks to Close Public Access to 'Purloined' Documents

, The National Law Journal


An unidentified subcontractor at a language translation service hired by Toyota Motor Corp.'s defense counsel may have "purloined" materials that were redacted and subject to protective orders, according to a recent filing.

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  • Charlene Blake

    Could this be what Toyota fears...potential evidence of ELECTRONIC throttle control system software malfunctions? Do the purloined documents cite such evidence?

    Toyotas-crashing-into-buildings continue in low-speed, braking, parking lot scenarios where Toyota and Lexus drivers report sudden unintended acceleration without contact with the accelerator pedal.

  • Betsy Benjaminson

    The unidentified woman is Betsy Benjaminson, a translator who lives and works in Israel. Her blog and the documents can be seen at

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