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Appeals Court ruling opens GM to hundreds more ignition switch complaints

July 14, 2016 - General Motors (GM) cannot use its 2009 bankruptcy as a shield against personal injury, wrongful death, and economic loss claims over its defective and potentially deadly ignition switches,... Read More


GM issues final ignition switch Victim Compensation Fund report

December 10, 2015 - All but a dozen families whose loved ones perished in accidents linked to General Motors’ defective ignition switches have accepted a final payout from the independent fund set up last... Read More


It was announced today GM will pay close to $1 billion to DOJ in faulty ignition switch criminal investigation

September 17, 2015 - Officials with the Department of Justice (DOJ) released information today that General Motors (GM) will pay a $900 million fine as part of the criminal investigation into the automaker’s... Read More


Jere Beasley responds to ruling: bankruptcy shield protects GM from iginition switch defect lawsuits

April 16, 2015 - U.S. Bankruptcy Judge Robert Gerber on Wednesday ruled that General Motors (GM) is protected from liability for products produced by “Old GM” under its 2009 bankruptcy filing. Judge... Read More


Melton case settles after exposing GM defective ignition switch cover-up

March 13, 2015 - Lawyers representing Ken and Beth Melton, whose claims against General Motors for the death of their daughter exposed a 10-year cover-up of the ignition switch defect, announced that a... Read More


GM refuses to extend deadline for filing claims with victim compensation fund for injuries, deaths related to defective ignition switch

February 3, 2015 - The deadline to file a claim with the General Motors victim compensation fund for serious injuries or deaths related to the automaker’s defective ignition switch was Saturday, Jan. 31. Read More


GM victim compensation fund has approved 50 death claims related to defective ignition switch

January 27, 2015 - The latest report released by General Motors (GM) victim compensation fund administrator Kenneth Feinberg lists 50 eligible death claims. There has been a total of 338 death claims... Read More


Jere Beasley says GM engineer is nothing more than a scapegoat

November 14, 2014 - General Motors (GM) engineer Ray DeGiorgio admitted to lying during depositions in the Melton case about his role in the defective ignition swtich cover-up, but could he really have acted... Read More


GM deceit uncovered in Melton discovery, Delphi documents

November 13, 2014 - The extent to which automaker General Motors (GM) went to conceal its defective ignition switch is being brought to further light in early Melton discovery efforts, and uncovered Delphi... Read More


GM ignition switch victim compensation fund notes 192 death claims in latest report

October 29, 2014 - The latest report released by General Motors (GM) victim compensation fund administrator Kenneth Feinberg lists 30 eligible death claims. There has been a total of 192 death claims... Read More


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