A South Carolina federal judge ruled that negligence and warranty breach claims aren’t barred by Chrysler’s 2009 bankruptcy sales order, forcing the company to face negligence claims in a suit over a passenger’s death. The man was killed in 2015 when the Chrysler Dodge Durango he was riding in lost control and overturned. Fiat Chrysler is facing claims for negligence, breach of warranty and punitive damages in a suit launched by the man’s family.

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