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GM’s ignition switch related deaths tally climbs to 23


Yesterday a report coming from Ken Feinberg’s office, the lawyer in charge with GM’s victims’ compensation fund, has raised the total of fatalities linked to the defective ignition switch found in 2.6 million vehicles. Back in February, GM started a recall that would encompass 2.6 million vehicles, mainly Chevrolet Cobalts and Saturn Ions, with the public and federal authorities subsequently finding ...
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Recall roundup: 350,000 Chrysler vehicles for ignition switch issue
The North American based automotive giant Chrysler has recently issued a recall for a lot of its vehicles because of the ignition switch problem. According to the car manufacturer, there are ...
GM ignition switch victims’ families to accept fund offer
Just days after the lawyers involved with the GM ignition switch compensation fund announced they made their first offers, families of two victims have accepted the offers. According to Robert Hilliard, ...
GM CEO tries to publicly reintroduce herself
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GM ignition switch fund gives first compensation offers to victims
The US automaker’s fund designed to compensate victims or families for deaths and injuries in relation to the 2.6 million cars recall has made the first offers to around 15 ...
US: GM ignition switch lawsuits begin discovery procedures
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GM’s victims fund death claims tally at 131
The General Motors victims compensation fund overseen by outside attorney Ken Feinberg has seen this week a rather sharp increase in claims, including another six fatality claims adding to the ...
US: federal regulators under scrutiny for GM recall role
The auto safety regulators have been confronted by US legislators in the latest Senate hearing involving the recall of 2.6 million GM cars equipped with defective ignition switches. General Motors has ...
US: House committee report criticizes the NHTSA on GM ignition switch mishap
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NHTSA boss pans GM’s “flawed” safety culture
David Friedman, acting administrator of the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration, openly criticized the US automaker for the way it handled recalls, including the 2.6 million ignition switch one. While so ...

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