GM IGNITION SWITCH DEFECT LAWSUITS ON THE RISE | The American Association For Justice

GM IGNITION SWITCH DEFECT LAWSUITS ON THE RISE

Author:
Allison Torres Burtka
Date:
Wednesday, March 26, 2014
This week's Motor Vehicle Law Reporter takes a look at the lawsuits that have piled up against GM. As the probe into GM’s recall of about 1.37 million U.S. passenger cars for a deadly ignition switch defect continues, families who previously thought their loved ones died in accidents caused by driver error are filing lawsuits alleging the defect was to blame. Meanwhile, an auto safety group found more than 300 possible fatalities—far more than the 13 fatalities GM has acknowledged so far—and trial lawyers say that’s just the beginning. To read the full story, click here.