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California law won’t help some Toyota owners sue the company

Suits for economic loss filed as a result of the company's acceleration problems

Toyota owners outside of California may be unhappy to learn that they cannot rely on that state’s law to sue the automobile maker for economic losses.

Last year, hundreds of Toyota owners all across the country filed suits against Toyota claiming they suffered economic losses because the value of their cars decreased as a result of the company’s highly publicized acceleration issues, which caused numerous crashes and deaths.    


Cathleen Flahardy

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