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GM ignition switch compensation fund has received claims for 107 fatalities


As of Tuesday, August 26, the program designed by GM to compensate the victims of accidents related to the 2.6 million cars recalled due to faulty ignition switches has received claims for 107 deaths. The fund’s manager – lawyer Kenneth Feinberg, who oversaw similar funds that compensated victims of the September 11 terrorist attacks and 2010 BP oil spill – said, ...
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GM ignition switch victims fund reaches 100 fatality claims
A spokeswoman for Ken Feinberg, the lawyer hired by General Motors to rule over the company’s compensation fund, said the claims for deaths linked to the 2.6 million cars equipped ...
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