Jeep-Trial Jurors Skeptical of Chrysler’s Safety Efforts – Wall Street Journal
BAINBRIDGE, Ga.—When jurors began deliberating responsibility in the death of a 4-year-old boy in a fiery rear-end Jeep crash, nearly all of them concluded Chrysler was largely to blame.
They were persuaded by a medical examiner’s finding that the boy died in the back seat from a fire linked to a leaking gas tank. Evidence about earlier fires involving Jeeps troubled them. Before closing arguments, they held hands in the jury room…