May 13, 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 […]

Attorneys complain GM’s compensation plan falls short

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By Amanda Bronstad, The National Law Journal General Motors Co. unveiled its plan to compensate victims of its ignition-switch defect on Monday, but plaintiffs lawyers complained that the program leaves out a large number of their clients, many of whom will pursue their cases in court. The uncapped fund, announced by claims attorney Kenneth Feinberg, […]