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April 2010

Auto Accident Lawyer
April 30, 2010

Do I Need To Appear In Court After An Car Accident?

Clients often ask, "If I make an accident claim do I need to appear in court?" The answer depends on your objectives. Most often auto accident case are resolved through negotiated settlement with the opposing insurance company. Our advice to our clients is to always be prepared for the possibility of going to trial but don't bet on it. Further,…
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Auto Accident Lawyer
April 30, 2010

Have A Safe & Healthly Weekend – Drive Safely

Dear Clients, As summer approaches fast, the roads will start to crowd with drivers on vacation. These drivers are often from out of the area and thus are looking down at maps or GPS screens rather than at the road ahead. Be careful on the road this summer... I have seen so many lives completely ruined due to auto accidents.…
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Toyota Recall Attorney
April 29, 2010

Toyota & Lexus Recall Attorney Discusses Whether Toyota Will Have to Pay More Fines

In the last year, Toyota Motor Corporation has issued voluntary recalls on over 8 million of its vehicles worldwide and the number continues to climb. The first recall covering over four million vehicles was announced late last year and came after numerous complaints were filed with the National Highway Transportation Safety Administration regarding unintended acceleration problems. The complaints – some…
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Toyota Recall Attorney
April 29, 2010

California Toyota Recall Attorney Explains the Difference between Toyota Economic Loss Cases and Personal Injury Cases

With all of the publicity surrounding the Toyota recalls over the last year and subsequent lawsuits, California Toyota recall attorney Emery Ledger has been bombarded with questions involving the legal options that people that have been affected by the recalls have. There are a number of legal issues that surround the Toyota recalls, but one of the most basic issues…
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Toyota Recall Attorney
April 28, 2010

California Toyota Recall Attorney Discusses State versus Federal Class Actions

With numerous lawsuits being filed against Toyota Motor Corporation as a result of the series of recalled announced over the last year, many people may be wondering how the decision is made whether to file a case in State or Federal Court. The rules differ depending on whether you are filing an individual lawsuit or a class action lawsuit. A…
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Toyota Recall Attorney
April 28, 2010

California Toyota Recall Attorney on the Recent News That the Toyota Lawsuits Will Be Centralized in California

In the wake of the recent Toyota recalls covering over 8 million vehicles and counting as well as numerous fatalities and injury accidents, litigation has been filed in various states against the giant automaker and more is expected in the near future. In cases like these, where the Defendant is a corporation, the Plaintiff often has a choice as to…
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Toyota Recall Attorney
April 28, 2010

Toyota Recall Attorney Discusses Possible Toyota Liability for Accidents

With the list of recalled Toyota manufactured vehicles continuing to climb, the number of accidents and fatalities that may be attributed to those vehicles continues to climb as well. To date, there are close to 50 deaths and hundreds of injuries that may be caused by Toyota manufactured vehicles. As more vehicles are added to the list, and investigations continue…
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Toyota Recall Attorney
April 28, 2010

California Toyota Recall Attorney Talks about the $16.4 Million Fine

Toyota, the automaker giant, was back in the news this past week when they agreed not to appeal the $16.4 million fine levied by the U.S. Department of Transportation. The fine, the largest on record against an automaker, was the maximum fine allowed under current federal law. Toyota could have protested the fine and chosen to battle it out with…
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Toyota Recall Attorney
April 28, 2010

Toyota Vehicle Recall and Personal Injury Lawyers

Automobiles can be as deadly as they are familiar. Numerous studies have shown that thousands of die each year in motor vehicle accidents and many of them are the result of defective automobiles. The manufacturers of automobiles have a legal and ethical duty to make vehicles that are safe which means they must be capable of protecting the occupants in…
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Toyota Recall Attorney
April 27, 2010

Toyota Recall Update & Details

On April 19, 2010 Toyota announced that it would conduct a safety recall voluntarily on about 9,400 2010 Lexus GX 460 sport utility vehicles in an effort to update the software that is contained in the vehicle’s Vehicle Stability Control system. Owners of other Scion, Lexus, or Toyota vehicles need not be concerned with this recall. The Vehicle Stability Control…
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