January 25, 2021

Judge tosses bid to remove plaintiffs lawyers in GM litigation

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By Amanda Bronstad, From New York Law Journal A federal judge struck down a bid to remove lead plaintiffs attorneys in the GM ignition switch litigation, saying the request smacked of “Monday morning quarterbacking.” Southern District Judge Jesse Furman on Wednesday found that a motion filed by attorney Lance Cooper to eject attorneys leading the […]

Plaintiffs propose blueprint to try GM defects lawsuits

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By Amanda Bronstad, The National Law Journal General Motors Co. could face its first trial next year over injuries or deaths blamed on an ignition-switch defect that prompted recalls of 2.6 million cars and trucks worldwide. In letters filed on Monday, lead plaintiffs attorneys put forth the first proposed bellwether trial plan in preparation for […]