Toyota Motor Corp. lawyers and attorneys for plaintiffs suing the automaker over claims of unintended sudden acceleration told a judge today they are close to resolving a major hurdle in pre-trial evidence-gathering.
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Lawyers suing Toyota Motor Corp. and those for the automaker were told by a federal judge to quickly resolve an evidence dispute so the first cases over unintended sudden acceleration of its vehicles can go to trial in the first three months of 2013.