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Judgement day for Toyota litigation

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A panel of judges is meeting in California to decide whether thousands of car owners can bring a single multi-billion dollar lawsuit against Toyota.

A group of law firms across 20 US states is suing to try to recoup losses in resale values of Toyota vehicles due to deaths and injuries caused by accelerator pedal malfunctions.

Peter Bowes reports from Los Angeles.

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