GM Kicks Year Off with More Vehicle Recalls

GM Issues More Vehicle Recall in First Two Days of 2015 For many, the New Year represents a clean slate; however, for much-maligned General Motors, it only marks the beginning of another round of vehicle recalls. Last February, the automobile manufacturer quietly issued a vehicle recall for around 250,000 cars, trucks, and SUVs, some of which dated back as far as the 2004-2005 model years. The problem, according to GM, was faulty ignition switches. The company also quietly acknowledged that it knew about at least 13 deaths and several serious … [Read more...]

GM Vehicle Recall Delay First Trial Set for January 2016

GM Ignition Switch Defects First Trial Set for January 2016 After several plaintiffs who suffered personal injury or the wrongful death of a family member filed lawsuits against General Motors for the 10-year delay of a vehicle recall for faulty ignition switches, the court consolidated many of these cases into one class action against the automotive manufacturer, and a federal judge has the first trial set for January 2016. GM created a settlement fund for consumers who suffered a serious personal injury or the wrongful death of a family … [Read more...]