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US: GM ignition switch fund receives claims until January 31


General Motors has set up a program designed to compensate victims of accidents tied to the company’s 2.6 million autos ignition switch recall. Now, the fund’s deadline for the filing of claims has been extended by one month, according to Kenneth Feinberg, the lawyer in charge. Back in February the No. 1 US automaker acknowledged it needed to recall 2.6 million ...
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US: safety lobbyist asks GM victims’ fund to expand its reach
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GM ignition death toll rises to 27
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GM ignition switch victims’ families to accept fund offer
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