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GM to Pay $900M Over Ignition Switch Scandal; Cooper Criticizes Deal – The Daily Report

September 18, 2015

GM to Pay $900M Over Ignition Switch Scandal; Cooper Criticizes Deal By Kathy Tucker “Speaking on behalf of the families we represent, we had hoped that justice would be served in the criminal investigation of GM,” Cooper said. “Unfortunately, it’s the same old story—if you have enough power and money you can always buy your…

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General Motors agrees to fine over deadly ignition switch defect – WSBTV

September 18, 2015

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GM agrees to $900 million criminal settlement over ignition-switch defect – USA Today

September 17, 2015

GM agrees to $900 million criminal settlement over ignition-switch defect – USA Today By Nathan Bomey and Kevin McCoy Lance Cooper — a Georgia attorney who discovered the hidden defect during a lawsuit, triggering the chain of events that led to its public disclosure — blasted the settlement. “We had hoped that justice would be served in the criminal…

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Lance Cooper and the Power of Discovery: One Case, 30M Recalls

September 16, 2015

Some lawyers are known for what they do in the courtroom. Lance Cooper is known for the heavy lifting it takes to get there. “I’m not a flamboyant trial lawyer. Some are and they can pull it off,” Cooper said in his Marietta office recently. “Cases are won and lost in discovery. If you don’t…

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Parents of GM Crash Victim Fund Vehicle Safety Watchlist – NBC News

September 8, 2015

Parents of GM Crash Victim Fund Vehicle Safety Watchlist – NBC News Read the full story here. 

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Labor Day Warning: Drive Sober or Get Pulled Over

August 31, 2015

Labor Day Warning: Drive Sober or Get Pulled Over Local law enforcement is partnering with the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration (NHTSA) for a national crackdown campaign on drunk driving. For 20 days, the Drive Sober or Get Pulled Over campaign will be launched to help prevent and stop drunk driving as well as save…

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NHTSA changes early-warning system after DOT reveals flaws in audit

June 30, 2015

NHTSA changes early-warning system after DOT reveals flaws in audit The National Highway Traffic Safety Administration will require automakers to provide more details with tighter scrutiny on its quarterly reports about possible safety defects and crashes. The U.S. Transportation Department’s Office of Inspector General just released its audit of the federal safety agency, and the…

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Will Criminal Charges Bring Justice for GM Victims? – National Legal and Policy Center

May 28, 2015

Will Criminal Charges Bring Justice for GM Victims? – National Legal and Policy Center By Mark Modica To understand how the politically-trained minds at GM think, let’s review the initial statements out of GM when the story of their defective ignition switches first broke. Bear in mind that the public would never have known about…

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GM fund approves 3 new death claims to 107 – The Detroit News

May 26, 2015

GM fund approves 3 new death claims to 107 – The Detroit News By David Shepardson and Melissa Burden Georgia attorney Lance Cooper said in an interview last week that some cases are being denied because there is not enough proof the ignition switch defect caused a crash or the injuries or fatalities. His firm has…

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Toyota and Nissan expand Takata recall to nearly 6.6 million vehicles

May 15, 2015

Toyota and Nissan expand Takata recall to nearly 6.6 million vehicles Toyota and Nissan have issued a recall of an additional 6.56 million vehicles with defective Takata airbags. Toyota’s recall affects 5 million vehicles across the globe including 637,000 in the United States, 1.4 million in Japan and 18,000 in Canada. The recall affects 35…

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