Stellantis (Chrysler) filed a motion to dismiss the active headrest lawsuit by arguing the allegations don't hold up in a court of law.
A Chrysler headrest that deployed without a crash caused a 2014 Ram C/V owner and others to file a lawsuit that alleges the active headrests make driving dangerous.
The plaintiffs argue FCA should have told them about defects in the active head restraint systems, but instead the automaker concealed its knowledge about the headrests.
The lawsuit was dismissed after Chrysler's motion was granted by a judge. The judge said the plaintiffs waited too long to file warranty and FDUTPA claims, making the claims time-barred.
The lawsuit aleges the headrests suddenly deploy and injure occupants. The plaintiffs blame the problem on cheap plastic brackets and say the automaker refuses to recall the dangerous issue.
Dodge continues to try and wiggle out of active head restraint lawsuits in court.
Rather than address the plea to fix the restraints that keep randomly smacking people at the base of their skull, the lawyers point to technicalities in the case that don't hold up in the Arizona Consumer Fraud and Magnuson-Moss Warranty Acts. You know, all the classics.…keep reading article "Dodge Lawyers Dig Deep To Try And Get a Another AHR Deployment Lawsuit Tossed"