General Motors fund rejects 91 percent of ignition switch claims Associated Press
DETROIT (AP) -- Lawyers hired to compensate victims of General Motors' faulty ignition switches have finished determining which claims are eligible, rejecting 91 percent of them. The compensation fund led by lawyer Kenneth Feinberg approved 399 of the 4,343 claims filed and rejected 3,944






















Toll from faulty General Motors ignition switches now stands at 117    deaths and 237 injuries Associated Press
DETROIT (AP) — The death toll from faulty ignition switches in General Motors' small cars has risen by three to 117.


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And now they continue the us against them culture as reported by the AP "So far, Feinberg has reached settlement deals with families of (only) 64 people killed in crashes caused by the ignition switches. He has come to terms with another 108 people who were injured. Of the 4,343 claims Feinberg received, 1,571 are under review and 742 have been denied. The rest are awaiting documentation. The automaker has set aside $400 million in its compensation fund and may pay out up to $600 million."

Associated Press - March 2015



  




"GM's faulty ignition switches have been the cause of many deaths, now well past 100 innocent people who bought GM cars or were just passengers are dead (and counting). The devastation to families and to the businesses of the families still remains mostly unaccounted for."  

J Bondo Auto Auction Owner - August 2016

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But as reported by Forbes "Automotive News also reported that 11 of the 13 deaths involving the cars occurred after the ignition switch was redesigned in 2006, although the death's involved cars built before 2006. Had the company chosen to recall the cars sooner, the publication says a majority of the fatal crashes could have been avoided."                  
Forbes - March 2014



This year's CEO at General Motors, Mary Barra, claims that after 33 years at GM she knew nothing of the faulty ignitions until just recently said Tuesday that "GM would not pledge to be liable for accidents (involving GM vehicles) that occurred before its bankruptcy filing (in 2009)."  After having taken the taxpayer bailout, GM plans to just hide behind the 2009 corporate bankruptcy.  

USA Today - March 2014



 



         

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