November 27, 2021

‘Bellwether’ Trial to Provide Template for GM Litigation

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By┬áMark Hamblett, From New York Law Journal There will be a lot on the line for General Motors Monday when lawyers for plaintiff Robert Scheuer try to prove the car crash that sent him to surgery was caused by a defective ignition switch that prevented air bags from deploying. Southern District Judge Jesse Furman will […]

GM car owners bring class action over fatality-causing ignition defect

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By Charles Toutant, From New Jersey Law Journal A federal court putative class action alleges General Motors Corp. fraudulently concealed a defect in ignition switches of 2.6 million Chevrolet, Pontiac and Saturn vehicles, a problem that has caused at least 13 deaths. The complaint, in Ruff v. General Motors, filed Monday in Trenton, N.J., claims […]