Among the hundreds of pending MDLs across the country, the report says some stand out for the huge jury awards returned against big companies. Read more
GM is trying to convince the court that the ignition switch claims are solely against Old GM. Read more
Eight of the GM models on the list were identified with potential electrical issues and were previously subject to GM's ignition switch recalls. Read more
The automaker announced on Sept. 17 that it had resolved more than half of all death and personal injury lawsuits in the massive ignition switch MDL. Read more
The defective ignition switches affected 2.6 million vehicles made in the U.S. from 2003 through 2011. Read more
There was a great deal of media attention paid to GM’s fine of $900 million for hiding the fatal ignition-switch defect that caused at least 124 deaths. It’s now clear that General Motors’ o... Read more
Fiat Chrysler has been very busy recently issuing recalls for airbag, ignition switch, and manufacturing issues in its Jeep Liberty, Cherokee, and Wrangler SUVs, its Dodge Viper and Challeng... Read more
The General Motors compensation fund has determined that 107 death claims related to the automaker’s defective ignition switches are eligible for compensation. The toll far exceeds the 13 vi... Read more
The head of General Motors’ legal department, Michael P. Millikin, along with CEO Mary Barra, testified on July 17 before a U.S. Senate Committee. When the day was over, it hadn’t been a goo... Read more
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