Toyota settles acceleration claims with California district attorney

, The National Law Journal

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Toyota has settled one of the last remaining cases brought on behalf of consumers over sudden acceleration defects. Under the settlement, Toyota will pay $16 million — half to the Orange County, Calif., District Attorney's office and half to a local gang prevention program.

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  • Darren McKinney, American Tort Reform Association, Washington, D.C.

    Perhaps the NLJ could next report on whether partners and employees of Mr. Robinson's law firm have made significant campaign contributions to Mr. Rackauckas. Because this cozy arrangment smells an awful lot like pay-to-play.

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