Toyota settles $40 mln US lawsuit by quadriplegic

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LOS ANGELES, Oct 28 (Reuters) - Toyota Motor Corp. has reached an out-of-court settlement to a $40 million lawsuit brought against the Japanese-based automaker by a quadriplegic over an allegedly flawed seat belt system, a spokesman for the plaintiff's lawyer said on Monday. Terms of the settlement, reached Friday with the help of mediation from a judge, were not disclosed, said Ed Kimble, an associate of Garo Mardirossian, the attorney for the plaintiff. Jian Zhong Yang, the only person ...

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