Toyota: District Court Mishandled Evidence In Product Liability Cases

(September 30, 2015, 12:21 PM EDT) -- ST. LOUIS — A Minnesota federal judge overseeing an automobile product liability case erred in admitting evidence of other, similar incidents when there was no evidence that the other incidents were caused by the same defect, Toyota Motor Corp. argues in a Sept. 25 brief filed with the Eighth Circuit U.S. Court of Appeals (Jassmine D. Adams, et al. v. Toyota Motor Corporation, et al., Nos. 15-2507, -2511, -2516, -2635, -2636, -2637, -2638, 8th Cir.).

(Brief available. Document #77-151014-016B.)

The automobile maker, which in February 2015...
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