Family Sues Volkswagen Over Fatal Beetle Crash

Law360, New York (June 29, 2007, 12:00 AM EDT) -- A Texas couple has sued German car maker Volkswagen AG over the death of their daughter, who was killed in a crash last July when her VW Beetle allegedly veered out of control and into oncoming traffic.

Jennifer and Jeff Endresen are suing Volkswagen and its U.S. subsidiary, Volkswagen of America Inc., on behalf of the estate of Jacquelyn Endresen, claiming the 2005 model was unsafe and the car maker knew it.

The Endresens claim Jacquelyn was driving her father's 2005 Beetle on the evening of...
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