STORY FROM: MDL Mass Tort & Class Action Monitor
MDL Docket Sought for Claims Relating to Allegedly Faulty Toyota Fuel Pump
June 17, 2020
WASHINGTON, D.C. –– Plaintiffs with claims against Toyota for an allegedly faulty fuel pump have asked the U.S. Judicial Panel on Multidistrict Litigation to create a coordinated MDL docket for the cases, saying that they each present “common core of facts.”
In a June 16 petition filed with the U.S. Judicial Panel on Multidistrict Litigation, the petitioners requested that the claims be transferred to a coordinated docket in the U.S. District Court for the Eastern District of Michigan.
According to the plaintiffs, the underlying cases involve certain Toyota vehicles that “contain a defective low-pressure fuel pump manufactured by ...