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Which Lucky Law Firm Will Defend Toyota?

The lawsuit floodgateshave opened,inundating Toyota (TM) with class-action claims over its "runaway cars." And now, with the potentially new Prius brake problems, the gusher is only going to get stronger as the days go by. In these kinds of cases, only one party is a sure winner: the defense counsel. (The plaintiff's counsel generally only gets paid if it wins.) According to American Lawyer's reading of the tea leaves, Alston & Bird is poised to be the big winner.