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Since 2009, keyless ignition systems in cars have claimed the lives of at least 21 people in the United States through carbon monoxide poisoning, seven of which have occurred in Palm Beach County. Although the actual number of fatalities related to keyless ignition systems is unknown due to limited record-keeping, new cases continue to come […] Read More
More than one year after an investigation was launched by the U.S. government into General Motors (GM) handling of a faulty ignition switch, the company has agreed to pay $900 million and sign a deferred-prosecution agreement. What does this mean? General Motors will be charged criminally for failing to notify the government about the defect […] Read More
The number of deaths officially attributed to General Motors (GM) defective ignition switch climbed to 124 this week. A fund established for compensating victims is set to pay at least $1 million to each surviving family. Additionally, the fund will compensate 266 injury victims. If you believe that you were injured in an auto accident […] Read More
General Motors has reported that 100 deaths have now been attributed to a faulty ignition switch that was recalled in 2.59 million vehicles, including Saturn Ion and Chevrolet Cobalt models. According to Kenneth Feinberg, the lawyer appointed by GM to run the compensation fund for victims, there are 37 death and 589 injury claims under […] Read More
Kenneth Feinberg, the attorney handling the General Motors compensation fund, has confirmed that the number of eligible deaths linked to the auto manufacturers faulty ignition switch has hit 84.General Motors (GM) initial estimation was approximately 13, while safety advocates originally believed the number was closer to 300. Following the establishment of a compensation fund, the […] Read More
When General Motors (GM) filed for bankruptcy in 2009, the company thought it would not have to worry about lawsuits over vehicles made before the bailout. However, the same judge that granted the company’s bankruptcy is now reconsidering this decision.U.S. Bankruptcy Judge Robert Gerber believes that his decision may allow GM to get away with […] Read More
General Motors (GM) compensation chief Kenneth Feinberg announced on Monday, Feb. 2 that the company has already paid 130 victims for ignition switch accidents. More than 50 of the claims involved a death.All in all, General Motors received 4,180 claims filed by those who allege that they were injured in a GM vehicle that was […] Read More
In the first eight days of General Motors compensation program, they received 120 claims; Of these claims, more than half involved deaths allegedly linked to vehicles recalled due to a faulty ignition switch.Overall, 65 of the claims were filed by families who say the victims were wrongfully killed in accidents involving cars that were subject […] Read More
An investigation by Bloomberg alleges that several car rental companies warned General Motors (GM) seven years ago about a potential defect in their Chevy Cobalt model. According to the news site, Vanguard Car Rental USA Inc., contacted the manufacturer after a fatal rollover crash involving a Chevy Cobalt occurred in California. The vehicle, rented from […] Read More

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