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SCOTUS Says Suit Over Fiat-Chrysler Hack Can Move Forward
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RyanSepe
RyanSepe,
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1/14/2019 | 2:37:36 PM
Scope of Lawsuit
What is the reach of this lawsuit? By this I mean, if it turns out that Fiat-Chrysler needs to pay the accusers, could other vulnerable Jeep users jump on the band wagon and file ancillary lawsuits if the company still refuses to patch?
REISEN1955
REISEN1955,
User Rank: Ninja
1/14/2019 | 3:21:56 PM
Might have is not the basis for lawsuit
Gee, I worked on the 101st floor of the south tower and had I known that one day in September it would be lowered from 101 to the ground floor level, I might have chosen a different job, so WHO can i sue over a decision I MIGHT have made.  Lawsuits don't work that way.  Ever.  And it gets into Minority report territory.  What I am arrested for something I MIGHT have done or MIGHT do.  Well there is some social media in that one but even so suing a company for something that might have influenced a purchase decision?????  HEY, WHAT ABOUT VOLKSWAGEN???   Lets take them down too, lousy Germans!!!
RyanSepe
RyanSepe,
User Rank: Ninja
1/16/2019 | 9:38:30 AM
Re: Might have is not the basis for lawsuit
Thats not really what I was positing. My assertion that other individuals will fall under this category of owning a vulnerable Jeep. If they fall under the use case and it is determined that Fiat-Chrysler does have to pay out then they may be able to collect utilizing that lawsuit as a citation. It happens all the time from a medical perspective. "If you've been exposed to x, then you could be entitled to appropriations." Law offices advertise from this angle quite a bit. So not sure why its such a ludicrous assertion when it happens quite often.


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