Noriko Uno’s case is the first to go to trial in a proceeding that could determine whether Toyota Motor Corp. should be held liable for sudden unintended acceleration in its vehicles — a claim made by motorists that plagued the Japanese automaker and led to lawsuits, settlements and recalls of millions of its cars and SUVs.
Lawyers have rejected some prospective jurors in a wrongful death lawsuit filed by Michael Jackson’s mother against concert giant AEG.
Six former officials of the scandal-ridden city of Bell go on trial this week in a massive corruption case that nearly bankrupted the Los Angeles suburb.
Testimony is scheduled to begin next week in a trial that will focus on Britney Spears’ darkest days, but jurors are unlikely to hear from the pop superstar directly.
A judge has extended the search for a jury in the trial of a doctor charged in the death of Michael Jackson.