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Court Grants Chrysler’s Motion to Dismiss Allegations over Sunroofs in Part and Denies in Part

A New Jersey U.S. District Court has denied in part and upheld in part Chrysler’s motion to dismiss a case in which vehicle owners allege the “drain tubes” and “other manufacturing flaws” in their sunroofs allowed water and moisture into the vehicle’s cabin, damaging the upholstery, electronics and other components. The judge gave the vehicle owners, who are seeking a nation-wide class action lawsuit, permission to file a third-amended complaint.

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Volvo Asks Appellate Court for Leave to Appeal

Volvo is seeking permission to appeal from the Third Circuit Court of Appeals after a New Jersey U.S. District Court judge denied the automaker’s motion to reconsider a six-state class-action certification. The plaintiffs in the lawsuit allege there is a defect in the automaker’s sunroofs, which allegedly allows water to flood their vehicles.

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New Jersey Judge Upholds Six-State Class-Action Lawsuit over Alleged Volvo Sunroof Defect

A New Jersey U.S. District Court judge has denied Volvo’s motion to reconsider the six-state class-action status of a lawsuit filed over an alleged defect in the automaker’s sunroofs, which plaintiffs claim allows water to flood their vehicles.

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