I have been — and remain — fiercely critical of Toyota’s conduct regarding its sudden acceleration problem and the delayed and piecemeal nature of the sudden acceleration recall.
As I have documented here for the last several months, Toyota has known about — and ignored — its sudden acceleration problem for more than five years. Instead of acknowledging and repairing this widespread defect, Toyota waited years to acknowledge the defect and instead blamed its own customers. It appears Toyota’s conduct is just more of the same for a company with a documented history of safety-problem cover-ups.
However, even in moments of grave seriousness, one must be able to laugh. With that in mind, I offer you someone’s creative explanation for Toyota’s underlying acceleration problem:
For those of you who have never seen the Blues Brothers, I encourage you to add it to your Netflix queue.
Brett Emison is currently a partner at Langdon & Emison, a firm dedicated to helping injured victims across the country from their primary office near Kansas City. Mainly focusing on catastrophic injury and death cases as well as complex mass tort and dangerous drug cases, Mr. Emison often deals with automotive defects, automobile crashes, railroad crossing accidents (train accidents), trucking accidents, dangerous and defective drugs, defective medical devices.