Chrysler Buyers Say NY Court Can Hear Tire Defect Case

Law360, Boston (March 28, 2017, 12:15 PM EDT) -- A proposed class of Dodge and Chrysler owners who claim their vehicles have a hidden tire defect said Monday that a New York federal court has jurisdiction over the car conglomerate Fiat Chrysler.

The owners, in response to the car maker’s motion to dismiss their proposed class action over a valve stem that they claim gradually deflated their tires, said that FCA US LLC consented to jurisdiction in New York when it registered for business there.

“This court possess both general and specific jurisdiction over FCA,...
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