Monday, October 4, 2010

Toyota's Twombly/Iqbal Strategy

Toyota has filed motions to dismiss in many of sudden acceleration cases including a case recently filed in Virginia.  They argue that the plaintiffs have failed to state a claim because they cannot identify a specific defect which caused the accelaration, therefore failing to meet the "heightened" Twombly/Iqbal standard.

The National Law Journal reports here.

RJE

http://lawprofessors.typepad.com/civpro/2010/10/toyotas-twomblyiqbal-strategy.html

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