GM Ignition Switch Death Awards Issued

GM Approves $594.5 million to Compensate 399 Victims of the Faulty Ignition Switches With the January deadline coming up quickly, GM’s ignition switch compensation fund has begun to issue financial compensation to hundreds of car accident victims and their families. The latest data released by the compensation fund shows that many of the victims, … [Read more...]

GM Faces Federal Wire Fraud Charges for Ignition Switch Scandal

General Motors Charged with Wire Fraud for Failing to Recall Faulty Ignition Switches The U.S. Department of Justice (DOJ) charged General Motors with wire fraud and other federal criminal charges for the company’s deadly negligence involving a 10-year-delayed vehicle recall for faulty ignition switches, which have been linked to the deaths of … [Read more...]

U.S. Vehicle Recalls Still on the Rise

Vehicle Recall Trend Continues Through First Half of 2015 After a shocking number of people died because of a delayed ten year vehicle recall from General Motors, U.S. regulatory agencies have spent much of the last year and a half issuing safety recalls for any automotive issue. This means that 2014 had the highest number of vehicle recalls in … [Read more...]

Judge Finds GM Shielded from Faulty Ignition Switch Defect Lawsuits

General Motors Protected from Wrongful Death Lawsuits Due to Faulty Ignition Switch Defects On Wednesday, April 15th, a federal judge ruled that the 2009 bankruptcy verdict in which GM received federal funds to restructure the company will protect the automotive manufacturer from wrongful death and personal injury lawsuits claiming that the … [Read more...]

GM CEO Will Be Deposed in Faulty Ignition Switch Trial

CEO Mary Barra of GM Will Be Deposed in Court for Faulty Ignition Switch Fatalities A newly formed multidistrict litigation (MDL) against General Motors will go to court this fall, and attorneys for the plaintiffs have announced that GM CEO Mary Barra will be deposed, along with other former GM workers involved in the faulty ignition switch … [Read more...]

Original GM Faulty Ignition Switch Whistleblowers Win Lawsuit

Parents Who Lost Child to Faulty Ignition Switch in GM Vehicle Wins Whistleblower Lawsuit faulty ignition switch problem that plagued millions of GM vehicles and is responsible for the death of over 50 people have now settled their second whistleblower lawsuit with the major vehicle manufacturer. The victim, Brooke Melton, was driving her … [Read more...]

GM Faces $10 Billion Class Action Lawsuit for Delayed Vehicle Recalls

General Motors Faces Class Action Lawsuit for $10 Billion in Losses for Delayed Vehicle Recalls General Motors has faced numerous personal injury and wrongful death lawsuits this year, related to the ignition switch defect that led to dozens of vehicle recalls for older model cars and SUVs. Now, a potential class action lawsuit has been filed … [Read more...]

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