Oil Sludge Plaintiffs Fight Chrysler Notification Method

Law360, New York (August 4, 2009, 3:13 PM EDT) -- The plaintiffs in multidistrict product liability litigation against Chrysler LLC have asked a bankruptcy judge to force the debtor to find and notify class members of the deadline for filing proofs of claim, objecting to the automaker's proposed form of notice.

In the U.S. Bankruptcy Court for the Southern District of New York on Monday, the MDL plaintiffs argue that Chrysler's form and manner of notice provides only for publication notice to class members rather than actual written notice.

The plaintiffs claim that Chrysler vehicles made...
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