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Toyota (TM) Sued Over Fatal Accidents

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Toyota Motor Corp. (NYSE: TM) has had two lawsuits filed against it in Los Angeles federal court claiming that sudden, uncontrollable acceleration by Toyota vehicles led directly to to fatal accidents.

The attorney of one of the accident victims, whose husband was killed in the accident, said that his client's 2006 Toyota Prius did not have a brake-to-idle safety feature that lets the driver override the electronic throttle and take control of the vehicle if the vehicle suddenly accelerates without the intention of its driver.

Toyota Motor Corp. has already been sued in Los Angeles in a class action lawsuit representing all owners of the 2010 Prius and the 2010 Lexus HS250h hybrid, which both use the same braking system that has been the cause of consumer complaints and recalls.

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