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US: GM ignition switch lawsuits begin discovery procedures


Some of the numerous cases filed against General Motors have been approved to start discovery – which means plaintiffs and their lawyers can request documents to the company in relation to the cases. The cases are all related to the GM recalls that cover issues with defective ignition switches, with a federal judge from New York allowing some of them to ...
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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
Just a few hours ahead of a new Senate panel hearing that would see NHTSA acting administrator David Friedman appear to answer questions about the agency’s behavior in regard to ...
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 ...
US: Senate hearing mulls vehicle safety law changes in GM crisis aftermath
General Motors executives, headed by CEO Mary Barra, have already been through Senate subcommittee hearings on the way the company mishandled a life threatening recall involving 2.6 million cars equipped ...
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 ...
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 ...
Can GM recover from its massive safety scandal?
Since February, when the automaker announced a 2.6 million recall of cars equipped with potentially deadly ignition switches, all eyes have been on General Motors. And – to speak the plain ...
GM enhances website dedicated to ignition switch recalls
The US automaker announced that its website that was set in place especially for owners of the models affected by the ignition switch recalls has been expanded to include data ...

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