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Car Owners: Send Chrysler Diesel Suits to California

March 28, 2017, 9:19 PM

Most owners of Chrysler diesel vehicles allegedly made to cheat emissions tests want a federal judicial panel to send their suits to the Northern District of California (In re Chrysler-Dodge-Jeep Eco-Diesel Mktg., Sales Prac. & Prod. Liab. Litig., J.P.M.L., No. 2777, Hearing 3/30/17).

The U.S. Judicial Panel on Multidistrict Litigation is set to hear argument March 30 on whether consumer suits against FCA US LLC should be combined into one proceeding.

Most plaintiffs want the suits put before the same California court that presided over similar litigation against Volkswagen. That litigation resulted in a $14.7 billion settlement on...

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