Harvey Weinstein is suing Jeep following an accident in August 2019. He is claiming five million dollars in compensation.
five million dollars. This is the compensation claimed by the fallen film producer Harvey Weinstein at Jeep. The septuagenarian was indeed the victim of a accident on August 17, 2019 driving a Jeep lent by Chrysler. While trying to avoid a collision with a deer, his vehicle did not brake properly.
This Wednesday, June 8, the native of Flushing (New York) therefore filed a complaint against the FCA US group (Fiat Chrysler), today integrated with Stellantis. He believes that the overturning car caused ” catastrophic and permanently crippling injuries. As well as significant and continuous pain and suffering” according to a document sent to AFP by his lawyer. Harvey Weinstein had yet properly fastened his seat belt.
As a result of this accident, the man had appeared physically impaired during his trial for sexual assault and rape. He often moved around with a walker and had back surgery in December 2019.
Stellantis decided to defend itself against Harvey Weinstein
The former film producer therefore accuses FCA US of four counts. To know defective product, driver negligence, owner negligence and also breach of warranty.
Responding to these accusations through AFP, Stellantis said ” intend to vigorously defend [son] product against these allegations.. In any case, the troubles are piling up for the group born of the PSA – Fiat Chrysler merger. Indeed, he was recently sentenced to pay a fine of 300 million euros for falsifying Jeep and RAM pollution tests between 2014 and 2016. This was when the group did not yet exist, the merger having taken place in January 2021.
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