Toyota recently announced their advances in the automated vehicle field but their hands have been plenty full: personal injury lawyers have filed lawsuits against the car manufacturer in relation to their unintended acceleration issue.

$1 Billion is what Toyota has agreed to pay to settle more than 100 claims filed against the company declaring that their vehicles’ defect caused several injuries and deaths.  Over 14 million Toyota and Lexus vehicles had been recalled between 2009 and 2010 when customers complained that their pedals were sticking or that loose floor mats were trapping the pedals.  Not being able to break caused many accidents attorneys were more than glad to investigate.

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Kenneth G. Marks has been practicing personal injury law since he was admitted to the California Bar in 1981.www.KmarksLaw.com