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Takata Corp refuses to create a compensation fund

Takata Corp refuses to create a compensation fund

Takata Corp has declined the suggestion to make a compensation fund for the victims of the defective air bag inflators, which have been linked to eight death and more than 100 injuries, according to U.S. senator Richard Blumenthal. During an oversight hearing on Takata’s recall of around 34 million air […]

US: GM ignition switch death toll at 104

US: GM ignition switch death toll at 104

The General Motors Ignition Compensation Fund has so far approved claims involving 104 death cases linked to the automaker’s recall of 2.6 million older cars equipped with a defective ignition switch. The recall, started last year in February, proved to be the turning point for a year of record recalls […]

GM ignition switch death tally now at 84

GM ignition switch death tally now at 84

According to the traditional weekly update coming from the office of Kenneth Feinberg, the attorney in charge of GM’s ignition switch victims’ compensation fund, the fatalities linked to the defective part have reached a toll of 84 victims. General Motors, the largest US automaker and the third biggest in the […]

GM compensation update: 141 new claims

GM compensation update: 141 new claims

According to the independent lawyer overseeing GM’s ignition switch compensation fund, the largest US automaker received 141 new compensation claims during the past week. General Motors last February announced a recall that would encompass 2.6 million older cars equipped with defective ignition switches, ultimately admitting that it failed to order […]

Weekly GM ignition fund update: 104 new claims

Weekly GM ignition fund update: 104 new claims

Since last week’s already traditional update, General Motors and the office of Ken Feinberg, the attorney in charge of oversight, have received 104 claims for compensation for ignition switch issues in cars. This February General Motors started the first huge auto crisis of the year, recalling 2.6 million cars (and […]