Ruling shields GM from ignition suits  [ USA ]

A federal bankruptcy judge on April 15 blocked most lawsuits against General Motors over a defective ignition switch, sparing the automaker billions in claims.Judge Robert E. Gerber of the United State Bankruptcy Court in Manhattan ruled that the liability shield included in the 2009 agreement that lifted G.M. from bankruptcy should be allowed to remain in place. The ruling shuts down not only ...
<Apr 25, 2015>