Making kids safer, one question at a time.  Welcome to the Car-Seat.Org community!   Motor Vehicle Crashes are the #1 cause of fatal injury for children and adults, age groups 1 to 34.   Selecting a safe car, minivan or SUV, plus correctly using child restraints and seatbelts may be the most important things you can do to protect your family.   Need help installing an infant, convertible or booster seat?   Looking for carseat reviews or compatibility advice? Need help buying the best and safest car seats for your baby, toddler or older kid?   No question is a bad one, so please click here to ask our experts a question and then join our friendly community of moms, dads, caregivers and advocates in the USA and Canada.   Thank you for visiting; buckle-up and drive safely!


 

Sponsored Ads

Results 1 to 3 of 3
  1. #1
    UlrikeDG
    Guest

    "Seatbelt Suit Gets Class-Action Status" (Gen 3 b


    Seatbelt Suit Gets Class-Action Status
    Fri Jul 5, 3:26 PM ET
    story.news.yahoo.com/news...eatbelts_1

    CORPUS CHRISTI, Texas (AP) - A judge has granted nationwide class-action status to a lawsuit against DaimlerChrysler AG on behalf of owners of Chrysler, Dodge and Jeep vehicles that have a type of seat belt buckle...

    ...Edwards Law Firm LLP said in a news release the so-called Gen 3 buckle is prone to unlatching during accidents or from around child or infant car seats in sharp turns or sudden stops.

    At least three deaths have been blamed on the buckle, and four others are under investigation, the law firm said.

    The lawsuit first filed in 2000 seeks replacement of Gen 3 belt buckles on about 14 million Chrysler, Dodge and Jeep vehicles made since 1993...

    ...DaimlerChrysler now installs an updated seat belt in the front seats of minivans starting with the 2000 model year, but still uses the Gen 3 belts in the middle and rear seats.

  2. # ADS
    Sponsored Ads
     
     

  3. #2
    safeinthecar
    Guest

    Re: "Seatbelt Suit Gets Class-Action Status" (Gen


    The link has expired. Where else can I get info on this?

  4. #3
    UlrikeDG
    Guest

    Yahoo News only keeps articles online for a few weeks...


    Try searching your favorite search engine for "Gen 3 Chrysler" (without the quotes).

Bookmarks

Bookmarks

Posting Permissions

  • You may not post new threads
  • You may not post replies
  • You may not post attachments
  • You may not edit your posts
  •