Toyota billion-dollar settlement discussed by Beasley Allen’s Dee Miles on WSFA

| Defective Products, Transportation

Toyota Motor Corp. on Wednesday agreed to pay $1.1 billion to settle hundreds of claims related to sudden unintended acceleration in its vehicles. The settlement covers claims from Toyota owners who said their car lost value as a result of a massive recall of more than 10 million defective vehicles. Beasley Allen shareholder W. Daniel “Dee” Miles, who served on the settlement committee and discovery committee in the litigation, explained to WSFA reporter Samuel King that anyone who owned a Toyota from 2009-2010 and experienced a sudden unintended acceleration event will be able to make a claim. The settlement, which is pending approval by U.S. District Judge James Selna, would be the largest of its kind in the U.S. involving an auto manufacturer. This settlement agreement does not include claims of personal injury and wrongful death related to sudden unintended acceleration events. Those cases are scheduled for trial in February 2013.

Dee Miles, Beasley Allen Attorney
Dee Miles

Dee is the firm's Consumer Fraud Section Head.

We're here to help!

We live by our creed of “helping those who need it most” and have helped thousands of clients get the justice they desperately needed and deserved. If you feel you have a case or just have questions please contact us for a free consultation. There is no risk and no fees unless we win for you.

Fields marked * may be required for submission.

Wonderful to work with

Beasley Allen did a great job with my case. They were wonderful to work with. They were available by phone when I needed them, treated me with the utmost respect and worked hard on my behalf. If a need arises in the future, I would definitely call on them again.