Fiat Chrysler Must Face Negligence Claims In Rider's Death

By Linda Chiem (July 26, 2018, 7:33 PM EDT) -- Fiat Chrysler must face a suit over a passenger's death in a 2015 accident in which the Chrysler Dodge Durango he was riding in lost control and overturned, after a South Carolina federal judge ruled Thursday that negligence and warranty breach claims aren't barred by Chrysler's 2009 bankruptcy sale order.

U.S. District Judge A. Marvin Quattlebaum Jr. denied FCA US LLC's motion to dismiss claims for negligence, breach of warranty and punitive damages in a suit launched by Carl Mark Daniels, the father of Delton Daniels, who died in the 2015 accident after his front passenger-side curtain airbag failed to deploy...

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