Parents Of Deceased Star Trek Actor File Product Defect, Wrongful Death Suit

(August 3, 2016, 1:31 PM EDT) -- LOS ANGELES — The parents of deceased actor Anton Yelchin, known for his role as Pavel Chekov in the movie reboots of Star Trek, on Aug. 2, filed a wrongful death and product defect suit in California state court, claiming that the actor’s 2015 Jeep Cherokee was outfitted with a faulty gear shifter that allegedly caused it to roll backward and run him over (Victor Yelchin, et al. v. FCA US LLC, et al., No. BC629096, Calif. Super., Los Angeles Co.).

(Complaint available. Document #77-160810-007C.)...
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