Toyota Tundra recall - Car company contends with defect involving gas pedal and floor mat
Toyota recall of Tundra, other models due to design flaw involving accelerator. Our lawyers are investigating accidents stemming from the recalled cars.
It was sparked in part by the crash of a Lexus sedan that ran out of control and crashed into a ravine near San Diego, killing four people, according to the New York Times.
Reportedly, Toyota and federal safety officials continued to receive reports of unintended acceleration and stuck pedals even in cases where the floor mats had been removed, a stopgap measure recommended by Toyota.
The National Highway Traffic Safety Administration has been looking into two recent episodes, in Texas and in New Jersey. Four people died on Dec. 26 near Dallas when a Toyota Avalon — with its floor mats in the trunk — went off a road and landed upside down in a pond.
On its website, Toyota said the years and models affected in the sales suspension were the:
If you were in an accident and sustained a serious injury due to one of these defective Toyota models, please complete the form on this page for a free review of your possible lawsuit.
A lawyer from our personal injury department may be able to help you file a claim and seek compensation for your injuries.
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