Toyota is asking a U.S. federal court judge to dismiss lawsuits related to the company's unintended acceleration scandals, with the automaker claiming that the anecdotal evidence brought forward can't accurately identify any specific defects.
More than 300 lawsuits have been brought against Toyota, with plantiffs alleging lost income, personal injuries and fatalities. A hearing is scheduled for September 19th in Santa Ana, California, to deal with the matter.
Toyota filed papers in court Monday stating "Plaintiffs infer negligence and strict liability on the part of Toyota based on unsubstantiated circumstantial information."
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