Anton Yelchin's parents suing Fiat Chrysler


- Victor Yelchin's told reporters they are hoping to prevent this from happening to other familities by suing. "Anton was our only son – a remarkable human being. It's against nature when a parent has to bury their own child."
- Yelchin's mother Korina added, "We were always proud of him being the greatest human being – not for being a star." Many of Anton's friends have reached out to her. "I just got a couple text messages from London and L.A. – his closest friends – saying, 'I love you Mama, just be strong.' "
- Family's lawyer revealed a notice was sent to Anton a week after he died saying that company has a "software fix" for the gear shifter, after a May notice explained that a fix was "currently under development." So in the wake of his death, the lawsuit is alleging that the the car manufacturer did little to correct the problemed design and were delayed in notifying car owners.
- Lawyer also revealed that a notice was sent to Yelchin a week after he died saying the company had a "software fix" for the gear shifter. The attorney also confirmed the auto-manufacturer sent a notice in May which explained that "a permanent remedy" for the gear shift was "currently under development."
- Apparently the family received no condolences from the car manufacturer in the wake of their son's death.

- Fiat Chrysler released the following statement: "FCA US LLC extends its sympathies to the Yelchin family for their tragic loss. The Company has not been served with a lawsuit and cannot comment further at this time. FCA US urges customers to follow the instructions in their owners manuals and the information cards sent with their recall notices. These instructions include advising customers to set the parking brakes in their vehicles before exiting."