Chrysler Ducks Class Action Over Defective Airbags

Law360, Chicago (March 14, 2014, 1:33 PM EDT) -- A Michigan federal judge on Thursday tossed a consumer class action accusing Chrysler Group LLC of failing to promptly fix an airbag defect in several Jeep and Dodge vehicles, finding that the plaintiffs lacked standing and that the company had taken appropriate steps to address the problem.

U.S. District Judge Patrick J. Duggan said in an order dismissing the case that the plaintiffs — Jay and Linda Hadley — had failed to show how they were harmed by Chrysler’s alleged delay in repairing the airbag problem,...
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