SAN FRANCISCO – An Alameda consumer alleges his Toyota Prius has defective headlights.
Robey filed a complaint on behalf of a class of similarly situated
individuals on Dec. 16 in the U.S. District Court for the Northern
District of California against Toyota Motor Sales USA Inc. alleging
violation of the California Consumer Legal Remedies Act, the California
Unfair Competition Law and other counts.
According to the
complaint, the plaintiff alleges that he suffered damages from
purchasing a 2010 Toyota Prius that has a defective headlight lamp that
burned out prematurely. The plaintiff holds Toyota Motor Sales USA Inc.
responsible because the defendant allegedly failed to disclose to
consumers the defective nature of the headlights equipped on its
The plaintiff requests a trial by jury and seeks
provide a notice to all class members, reimburse all current and former
owners of the class vehicles, consequential and incidental damages,
order the defendant to immediately cease the sale and leasing of the
class vehicles without first notifying consumers about the defect, damages and restitution, compensatory, exemplary and
statutory damages, plus interest, disgorgement, all legal fees plus
interest, and any other relief as the court deems just. He is
represented by Mark S. Greenstone and Lionel Z. Glancy of Glancy Prongay
& Murray LLP in Los Angeles.
U.S. District Court for the Northern District of California Case number 3:16-cv-07212-EMC