GM Vehicle Recall Wrongful Death Toll Hits 27

As Settlement Payments Offered, Wrongful Death Toll in Delayed Vehicle Recall Reaches 27 In February of this year, General Motors issued a small, quiet vehicle recall covering several hundred thousand older model cars that had a problem with the ignition switch. The cars came from model years 2004-2005, which meant that either the ignition switches were just starting to go bad after 10 years, or the company had delayed the vehicle recall for far too long. Unfortunately, the latter turned out to be the case. Through the spring and summer, GM … [Read more...]

GM Compensation Fund for Special Victims Faces Numerous Personal Injury Claims

GM Compensation Fund for Special Victims of GM Faulty Ignition Switches Receive More Personal Injury Claims Than Expected On Monday, August 11th, General Motors reported that their GM compensation fund, set up for victims of the delayed faulty ignition switch vehicle recall, had received more claims than anticipated – a total of 135 personal injury claims, almost half of which were wrongful death claims. According to Camille Biros, spokeswoman for fund manager and attorney Kenneth Feinberg, the total number of wrongful death claims related to … [Read more...]