Fiat-Chrysler Makes Outrageous Appeal

A judge recently ordered Fiat-Chrysler to pay a family $40 million in a wrongful death settlement. The suit revolved around the death of a four-year-old boy who was burned alive in a 2012 crash. Vehicle defects and a delayed recall were identified as contributing factors in the child’s unimaginably tragic death. Fiat-Chrysler is appealing this decision based on the outrageous claim that the boy’s suffering was “brief.”

Corporations have shown time and again that they prize profit over human life. Fighting a wrongful death settlement on the basis that “suffering was brief” may be incomprehensible to most people, but this type of defense is common in the corporate world. When you are going up against companies that are willing to go to extremes to cheat you out of fair compensation, you need an aggressive, experienced, and proven legal team on your side.

The New Hampshire wrongful death attorneys at Van Dorn & Curtiss have no tolerance for corporations that place their profits above the safety and wellbeing of their customers. We are here to take your case as far as needed, and to fight tooth and nail against corporate greed, to help you get every penny you are due.

If you are in need of a wrongful death attorney in New Hampshire or Vermont, please contact the Law Offices of Van Dorn & Curtiss today for a free and informative consultation.


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