Chrysler Brake Defect Suit Moved To Bankruptcy Court

Law360, New York (December 16, 2011, 7:56 PM EST) -- A New Jersey federal judge granted a magistrate's recommendation Friday to move a class action claim against Chrysler Group LLC alleging brake defects to New York bankruptcy court, saying that court could best determine whether Chrysler was responsible for warranties covering the vehicles.

U.S. District Judge Dennis M. Cavanaugh overruled the objections of the vehicle owners, agreeing with U.S. Magistrate Judge Cathy Waldor's Oct. 3 recommendation that a bankruptcy judge should determine whether Chrysler took on the warranties of former company Chrysler LLC in a sale...
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