Toyota Federal District Court Decisions

Espineli et al v. Toyota Motor Sales, U.S.A., Inc. et al

Filed: July 15, 2019 as 2:2017cv00698
Court: California Eastern District Court
Defendant: Toyota Motor Sales, U.S.A., Inc., Toyota Motor Corporation
Plaintiff: Melinda Espineli, Mohammad Moghaddam
Nature of Suit: Contract Product Liability

ORDER signed by District Judge Kimberly J. Mueller on 7/15/19 ORDERING that the parties shall exchange Rule 26 initial disclosures within fourteen days. (Kaminski, H)

Klopman-Baerselman et al v. 3M Company et al

Filed: July 15, 2019 as 3:2018cv05536
Court: Washington Western District Court
Defendant: Borg Warner Morse Tec, LLC, Viking Pump, Inc., Standard Motor Products, Inc., Crane Co., Toyota Motor Sales, U.S.A., Inc., Ingersoll-Rand Company, Crosby Valve, Inc., Air & Liquid Systems Corporation, Fryer-Knowles, Inc., a Washington corporation, Maersk Line, Ltd., Weir Valves & Controls USA, Inc., Flowserve US Inc., Genuine Parts Company, Saberhagen Holdings, Inc., Honeywell International, Inc., The William Powell Company, The W.W. Henry Company, L.P., O'Reilly Automotive Stores, Inc, Pneumo Abex, LLC, E.J. Bartells Settlement Trust, DAP Products, Inc., Parker-Hannifin Corporation, Henry Company, Federal-Mogul Asbestos Personal Injury Trust, Foster Wheeler Energy Corporation, Saint-Gobain Abrasives, Inc., Cost Less Auto Parts, Inc., National Automotive Parts Association, Viad Corporation, CBS Corporation, Phillips Auto Parts, Inc., Henry Company LLC and others
Plaintiff: Eric Klopman-Baerselman, Rudie Klopman-Baerselman, Muriel Klopman-Baerselman
Nature of Suit: Asbestos Personal Injury Product Liability

ORDER ON PLAINTIFF'S MOTION TO COMPEL FURTHER RESPONSES AND DEFENDANT GENUINE PARTS COMPANY'S CROSS-MOTION FOR PROTECTIVE ORDER AND SANCTIONS granting in part and denying in part 237 Motion to Compel; denying 249 Cross Motion. Signed by Judge Robert J. Bryan. (JL)

Dependable Sales and Service, Inc. et al v. Truecar, Inc.

Filed: July 12, 2019 as 1:2015cv01742
Court: New York Southern District Court
Defendant: Truecar, Inc.
Plaintiff: Dependable Sales and Service, Inc., Drew Ford, Beaver Motors Inc., Key Chrysler Jeep & Dodge, Inc., Westbury Jeep Chrysler Dodge, Inc., Rafferty Subaru, Inc., Valley Motors, Inc., Catanese Volkswagen, Inc., TTV Motors, Inc., Arnold Chevrolet, LCC, Bellavia Buick, Inc., World Auto Group, Inc., Paul Miller, Inc., Paul Miller Performance, L.L.C., Paul Miller GT, Inc., Paul Miller Sportscar,Inc., G.S. Autoplex, LLC, L&S Motors Inc., Westchester Autoplex, Inc., D.L. New Rochelle Auto Sales, LLC, N.R. Automotive, Inc., Haldeman Ford of Kutztown, Inc., Hoover Chrysler Jeep Dodge Ram, Genesee Valley Motors, Inc., Genesse Valley Ford LLC, Tustin Buick GMC, Inc., Sam Boswell Motors, Inc., Cascade Auto Group, Salerno Duane, Inc., Freehold Automotive Limited, Inc., Freehold Chrysler Jeep, Inc., Tenafly Kia and others
Nature of Suit: Other Statutory Actions

OPINION AND ORDER ON MOTION TO RECONSIDER re: 126 MOTION for Reconsideration or, in the Alternative, Certification Pursuant to 28 U.S.C. 1292(b): TrueCars motion for reconsideration is GRANTED. The Court declines to exercise suppleme ntal jurisdiction over the plaintiffs remaining state-law claims. The Clerk is directed to enter Final Judgment in favor of TrueCar as to Count One of the Amended Complaint and dismiss the remaining claims without prejudice. The Clerk is further…

Rorke v. Aubrey Alexander Toyota et al

Filed: July 10, 2019 as 4:2016cv00219
Court: Pennsylvania Middle District Court
Defendant: Aubrey Alexander Toyota, Michael Andretta
Plaintiff: Kim Rorke
Nature of Suit: Employment

ORDER (memorandum filed previously as separate docket entry) - IT IS HEREBY ORDERED that Defendants' 63 Motion for Summary Judgment is DENIED. Signed by Honorable Matthew W. Brann on 7/10/2019. (jr)

Rorke v. Aubrey Alexander Toyota et al

Filed: July 10, 2019 as 4:2016cv00219
Court: Pennsylvania Middle District Court
Defendant: Aubrey Alexander Toyota, Michael Andretta
Plaintiff: Kim Rorke
Nature of Suit: Employment

MEMORANDUM (Order to follow as separate docket entry) re: 63 MOTION for Summary Judgment filed by Michael Andretta, Aubrey Alexander Toyota. Signed by Honorable Matthew W. Brann on 7/10/2019. (jr)

Klopman-Baerselman et al v. 3M Company et al

Filed: July 1, 2019 as 3:2018cv05536
Court: Washington Western District Court
Defendant: Borg Warner Morse Tec, LLC, Viking Pump, Inc., Standard Motor Products, Inc., Crane Co., Toyota Motor Sales, U.S.A., Inc., Ingersoll-Rand Company, Crosby Valve, Inc., Air & Liquid Systems Corporation, Fryer-Knowles, Inc., a Washington corporation, Maersk Line, Ltd., Weir Valves & Controls USA, Inc., Flowserve US Inc., Genuine Parts Company, Saberhagen Holdings, Inc., Honeywell International, Inc., The William Powell Company, The W.W. Henry Company, L.P., O'Reilly Automotive Stores, Inc, Pneumo Abex, LLC, E.J. Bartells Settlement Trust, DAP Products, Inc., Parker-Hannifin Corporation, Henry Company, Federal-Mogul Asbestos Personal Injury Trust, Foster Wheeler Energy Corporation, Saint-Gobain Abrasives, Inc., Cost Less Auto Parts, Inc., National Automotive Parts Association, Viad Corporation, CBS Corporation, Phillips Auto Parts, Inc., Henry Company LLC and others
Plaintiff: Eric Klopman-Baerselman, Rudie Klopman-Baerselman, Muriel Klopman-Baerselman
Nature of Suit: Asbestos Personal Injury Product Liability

ORDER denying 246 Motion for Reconsideration. Signed by Judge Robert J. Bryan. (JL)

Espineli et al v. Toyota Motor Sales, U.S.A., Inc. et al

Filed: June 27, 2019 as 2:2017cv00698
Court: California Eastern District Court
Defendant: Toyota Motor Sales, U.S.A., Inc., Toyota Motor Corporation
Plaintiff: Melinda Espineli, Mohammad Moghaddam
Nature of Suit: Contract Product Liability

STIPULATION and ORDER signed by District Judge Kimberly J. Mueller on 6/27/19 SETTING Motion to Dismiss briefing deadlines. Toyota's Motion to Dismiss shall be filed on or before 7/12/2019. Plaintiffs' opposition shall be filed or nor before 8/16/2019. Toyota's reply shall be filed on or before 9/6/2019. (Mena-Sanchez, L)

Toyota Lease Trust v. A-1 Grand Autobody, Inc. et al

Filed: June 20, 2019 as 2:2018cv03098
Court: New York Eastern District Court
Defendant: A-1 Grand Autobody, Inc., Brian Hogan
Plaintiff: Toyota Lease Trust
Nature of Suit: Other Civil Rights

MEMORANDUM & ORDER, For the reasons stated herein. Defendants motion to dismiss is denied in its entirety and the motion to consolidate with 2:18-cv-4513 is granted. So Ordered by Judge Raymond J. Dearie on 6/20/2019. (Lee, Tiffeny)

Smith v. Toyota Motor Corporation et al

Filed: June 5, 2019 as 1:2019cv00006
Court: Mississippi Northern District Court
Defendant: Toyota Motor Corporation, Diversity Vuteq, LLC, Rochelle Doe
Plaintiff: Joyce Ann Smith
Nature of Suit: Other Civil Rights

ORDER finding as moot 6 Motion to Dismiss for Failure to State a Claim; 15 Motion to Dismiss for Lack of Jurisdiction. Amended Complaint due by 6/19/2019. Signed by District Judge Sharion Aycock on 6/5/2019. (dbm)

Klopman-Baerselman et al v. 3M Company et al

Filed: June 4, 2019 as 3:2018cv05536
Court: Washington Western District Court
Defendant: Borg Warner Morse Tec, LLC, Viking Pump, Inc., Standard Motor Products, Inc., Crane Co., Toyota Motor Sales, U.S.A., Inc., Ingersoll-Rand Company, Crosby Valve, Inc., Air & Liquid Systems Corporation, Fryer-Knowles, Inc., a Washington corporation, Maersk Line, Ltd., Weir Valves & Controls USA, Inc., Flowserve US Inc., Genuine Parts Company, Saberhagen Holdings, Inc., Honeywell International, Inc., The William Powell Company, The W.W. Henry Company, L.P., O'Reilly Automotive Stores, Inc, Pneumo Abex, LLC, E.J. Bartells Settlement Trust, DAP Products, Inc., Parker-Hannifin Corporation, Henry Company, Federal-Mogul Asbestos Personal Injury Trust, Foster Wheeler Energy Corporation, Saint-Gobain Abrasives, Inc., Cost Less Auto Parts, Inc., National Automotive Parts Association, Viad Corporation, CBS Corporation, Phillips Auto Parts, Inc., Henry Company LLC and others
Plaintiff: Eric Klopman-Baerselman, Rudie Klopman-Baerselman, Muriel Klopman-Baerselman
Nature of Suit: Asbestos Personal Injury Product Liability

ORDER denying 213 Motion to Dismiss. Signed by Judge Robert J. Bryan. (JL)

Espineli et al v. Toyota Motor Sales, U.S.A., Inc. et al

Filed: May 24, 2019 as 2:2017cv00698
Court: California Eastern District Court
Defendant: Toyota Motor Sales, U.S.A., Inc., Toyota Motor Corporation
Plaintiff: Melinda Espineli, Mohammad Moghaddam
Nature of Suit: Contract Product Liability

ORDER signed by District Judge Kimberly J. Mueller on 5/24/2019 GRANTING defendants' 46 Motion to Dismiss. The court grants plaintiffs leave to amend only as to their CLRA and UCL claims based on allegations of defendants' pre-sale knowledge of and partial misrepresentations about the defect. Any amended complaint shall be filed within twenty-one (21) days. (Zignago, K.)

Edokobi v. Toyota Motor Credit Corporation et al

Filed: May 24, 2019 as 8:2019cv00248
Court: Maryland District Court
Defendant: Toyota Motor Credit Corporation, SunTrust Bank
Plaintiff: Emmanuel Edokobi
Nature of Suit: Other Statutory Actions

MEMORANDUM OPINION AND ORDER denying 38 MOTION for Reconsideration. Signed by Judge Paul W. Grimm on 5/24/2019. (cm 05/24/2019 - jf3s, Deputy Clerk)

Klopman-Baerselman et al v. 3M Company et al

Filed: April 22, 2019 as 3:2018cv05536
Court: Washington Western District Court
Defendant: Borg Warner Morse Tec, LLC, Viking Pump, Inc., Standard Motor Products, Inc., Crane Co., Toyota Motor Sales, U.S.A., Inc., Ingersoll-Rand Company, Crosby Valve, Inc., Air & Liquid Systems Corporation, Fryer-Knowles, Inc., a Washington corporation, Maersk Line, Ltd., Weir Valves & Controls USA, Inc., Flowserve US Inc., Genuine Parts Company, Saberhagen Holdings, Inc., Honeywell International, Inc., The William Powell Company, The W.W. Henry Company, L.P., O'Reilly Automotive Stores, Inc, Pneumo Abex, LLC, E.J. Bartells Settlement Trust, DAP Products, Inc., Parker-Hannifin Corporation, Henry Company, Federal-Mogul Asbestos Personal Injury Trust, Foster Wheeler Energy Corporation, Saint-Gobain Abrasives, Inc., Cost Less Auto Parts, Inc., National Automotive Parts Association, Viad Corporation, CBS Corporation, Phillips Auto Parts, Inc., Henry Company LLC and others
Plaintiff: Eric Klopman-Baerselman, Rudie Klopman-Baerselman, Muriel Klopman-Baerselman
Nature of Suit: Asbestos Personal Injury Product Liability

ORDER ON PLAINTIFF'S MOTION TO COMPEL DISCOVERY, granting in part and denying in part 181 . Signed by Judge Robert J. Bryan. (JL)

Carpenter, as Administratrix of the Estate of Billy Gene Johnson v. Toyota Motor Corporation et al

Filed: February 25, 2019 as 1:2018cv01154
Court: Tennessee Western District Court
Defendant: Toyota Motor Corporation, Toyota Motor North America, Inc., Toyota Motor Sales, U.S.A., Inc.
Plaintiff: Kailey Carpenter, as Administratrix of the Estate of Billy Gene Johnson
Nature of Suit: Motor Vehicle Product Liability

JUDGMENT. Signed by Chief Judge S. Thomas Anderson on 2/25/2019. (mbb)

Hardy v. Toyota Motor Sales USA Incorporated

Filed: February 11, 2019 as 2:2018cv00521
Court: Arizona District Court
Defendant: Toyota Motor Sales USA Incorporated
Plaintiff: Steven P Hardy
Nature of Suit: Motor Vehicle Product Liability

ORDER: Toyota's motion for summary judgment 45 is granted. The Clerk of Court shall enter judgment accordingly. Signed by Judge Dominic W Lanza on 2/11/2019. (REK)

Carrillo v. Toyota Motor Corporation

Filed: December 27, 2018 as 1:2017cv01150
Court: New Mexico District Court
Defendant: Toyota Motor Corporation
Plaintiff: Charles Carrillo
Nature of Suit: Motor Vehicle Product Liability

ORDER by Magistrate Judge Jerry H. Ritter granting 38 Motion to Quash. (mlt)

Sunfarms, LLC et al v. Eurus Energy America Corporation et al

Filed: December 18, 2018 as 3:2018cv00058
Court: California Southern District Court
Defendant: Eurus Energy America Corporation, Robert Eisen, Toyota Tsusho America Inc., DOES 1 through 100, EE Waianae Solar Project LLC, Toyota Tsusho Corporation, Satoshi Takahata, Eurus Energy America Inc.
Plaintiff: Mitch Dmohowski, Sunfarms, LLC
Nature of Suit: Other Contract

ORDER Granting in Part and Denying in Part Defendants' Motion to Dismiss [ECF No. 28 , 29 ]. Furthermore, no later than twenty-eight (28) days after the entry of this order, Plaintiffs shall file an amended complaint. Signed by Judge M. James Lorenz on 12/17/2018. (lrf)

Yan Mei Zheng-Lawson et al v. Toyota Motor Corporation et al

Filed: December 13, 2018 as 5:2017cv06591
Court: California Northern District Court
Defendant: Toyota Motor Corporation, Toyota North America, Inc., Toyota Motor Sales U.S.A., Inc.
Plaintiff: Yan Mei Zheng-Lawson, Yuanteng Pei, Joanne E. Ferrara
Nature of Suit: Other Contract

ORDER GRANTING IN PART AND DENYING IN PART 67 MOTION TO DISMISS AND STRIKE PLAINTIFFS' SECOND AMENDED COMPLAINT. Amended Pleading due by 1/4/2019. Signed by Judge Beth Labson Freeman on 12/13/2018. (blflc1S, COURT STAFF) (Filed on 12/13/2018)

Hindle v. Toyota Motor Credit Corporation

Filed: November 16, 2018 as 1:2018cv11306
Court: Massachusetts District Court
Defendant: Boch T South, Inc., John Doe #1, John Doe #2, Toyota Motor Credit Corporation
Plaintiff: Derek Hindle, Meredith Partridge
Nature of Suit: Commercial/ICC Rates/etc.

Judge F. Dennis Saylor, IV: MEMORANDUM AND ORDER entered granting in part and denying in part 13 Motion to Dismiss for Failure to State a Claim (Halley, Taylor)

Espineli et al v. Toyota Motor Sales, U.S.A., Inc. et al

Filed: November 15, 2018 as 2:2017cv00698
Court: California Eastern District Court
Defendant: Toyota Motor Sales, U.S.A., Inc., Toyota Motor Corporation
Plaintiff: Melinda Espineli, Mohammad Moghaddam
Nature of Suit: Contract Product Liability

STIPULATION and ORDER signed by District Judge Kimberly J. Mueller on 11/14/2018 CONTINUING the Status Conference and the 46 Motion to Dismiss Hearing from 1/11/2019 to 2/8/2019 at 10:00 AM in Courtroom 3 (KJM) before District Judge Kimberly J. Mueller. (Huang, H) Modified on 11/15/2018 (Huang, H).