Practices


NHTSA pressured Toyota to install brake override twice to no avail

March 18, 2010 - Had Toyota executives listened to U.S. Transportation officials in 2007, a lot of sudden acceleration accidents could have been prevented and a lot of people saved from injury and death.... Read More


Toyota Sudden Unintended Acceleration Map

March 15, 2010 - This map lists sudden acceleration complaints filed with the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration (NHTSA) that involve cars and trucks produced by Toyota and are reported to... Read More


‘Smoking gun’ memo reveals Toyota was warned of safety issues

March 11, 2010 - Toyota factory workers in the United States have been warning company executives since 2006 of some major, fundamental threats to car safety, according to a memo obtained by U.S.... Read More


‘Smoking Gun’ memo may seal Toyota’s fate

March 11, 2010 - Reports have surfaced today that Toyota officials were forced to turn over a memo produced by its own factory workers in 2006, which raised their fears about safety issues in the... Read More


Beasley Allen takes part in Toyota hearings on Capitol Hill

March 4, 2010 - Beasley Allen attorney Graham Esdale has been actively investigating claims of sudden unintended acceleration (SUA) involving Toyota vehicles on behalf of clients for more than two... Read More


Chairman Towns rebukes Toyota, demands response

March 2, 2010 - Rep. Edolphus Towns (D-N.Y.), chairman of the House Oversight and Government Reform Committee, announced on Friday that he had reviewed documents obtained under subpoena from Dimitrius... Read More


The Toyota Timeline

February 26, 2010 - Now more and more lawsuits are being filed by families who have lost loved ones because of the sudden, unintended acceleration problems at Toyota. Hopefully, the timeline we developed... Read More


Toyota execs grilled for hours before House committee

February 25, 2010 - The House Committee on Oversight and Government Reform's hearing concluded on Wednesday after several hours of palpably tense Q and A. Throngs... Read More


Toyota’s cost-savings memo valued money over life

February 25, 2010 - Before federal officials called Toyota executives to Washington for a series of hearings over the company's sudden unintended acceleration recalls, they first demanded the company turn... Read More


Congressional inquiry into Toyota SUA reinforces link to electrical system

February 24, 2010 - Jim Lentz, president and chief operating officer of Toyota Motor Sales (TMS), U.S.A., Inc. testified before the U.S. House Oversight and Government Reform Committee, Subcommittee on... Read More


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