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General Motors Agrees To Pay $35 Million Penalty For Violating Safety Laws
Posted on 16 May 2014 by Christopher Bauer

WASHINGTON, D.C. — (Mealey's) The U.S. Department of Transportation’s National Highway Traffic Safety Administration (NHTSA) announced May 16 that General Motors (GM) has agreed to pay a record $35 million civil penalty and to take part... Read More

Feinberg Outlines Details For Program To Compensate GM Ignition Switch Claimants
Posted on 30 Jun 2014 by Maureen McGuire

WASHINGTON, D.C. — (Mealey's) Compensation expert Kenneth Feinberg on June 30 outlined the details of a program for compensating claimants alleging death or injury in accidents related to defective General Motors (GM) ignition switches. Speaking... Read More

GM, Parents Of Woman Killed In Ignition-Switch Crash Reach Settlement
Posted on 16 Mar 2015 by Maureen McGuire

MARIETTA, Ga. — (Mealey’s) An attorney for the parents of a woman who died in an auto accident linked to an ignition-switch defect said in a telephone press conference March 16 that a confidential settlement reached with General Motors LLC... Read More

GM, EPA Reach $23.79 Million Agreement On Superfund Cleanup Costs
Posted on 31 Jan 2012 by James Cordrey

NEW YORK - (Mealey's) The liquidation company for bankrupt General Motors Corp. on Jan. 30 reached a $23.79 million settlement with the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency to resolve environmental liabilities related to Superfund sites in three states... Read More

Lawsuit Says GM Failed To Fix Thousands Of Impalas
Posted on 6 Jul 2011 by LexisNexis Litigation Resource Community Staff

DETROIT - (AP) A lawsuit claims General Motors Co. treated the police better than it did average citizens when taking care of a defective part in 2007 and 2008 Chevrolet Impalas. The lawsuit alleges that Impalas from the two model years have defective... Read More

Canadian Judge Clears Way For Ex-Dealers To Sue GM
Posted on 3 Mar 2011 by LexisNexis Litigation Resource Community Staff

DETROIT - (AP) A Canadian judge has ruled that more than 200 former General Motors dealers who businesses were eliminated in a 2009 restructuring can sue the company as a group. Ontario Superior Court Justice G.R. Strathy on Tuesday granted class action... Read More

Old GM Settles $51 Million In Pollution Claims
Posted on 8 Mar 2011 by LexisNexis Litigation Resource Community Staff

DETROIT - (AP) The U.S. Attorney's Office and the Environmental Protection Agency have reached a $51 million deal to settle a group of environmental claims against the old General Motors Corp. The deal, which covers 34 sites in 11 states, is the eighth... Read More

Toyota Sues Old GM For California Plant Damages
Posted on 1 Dec 2010 by LexisNexis Litigation Resource Community Staff

TOKYO - (AP) Toyota is suing the company handling bankrupt General Motors' assets, demanding $73 million in damages from the shuttering of a joint-venture California plant. Toyota Motor Corp. spokesman Paul Nolasco said Wednesday the lawsuit was filed... Read More