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General Motors Accused of Late Recall – Zacks

February 21, 2014

General Motors Accused of Late Recall – Zacks General Motors initially attempted to avoid a recall by issuing Technical Service Bulletins for the problem. The bulletin advised putting an insert into the ignition switch of the Chevrolet HHR and Cobalt, Pontiac Solstice and G5 and Saturn Sky and Ion vehicles.  Lawyer Lance Cooper has also…

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7 Years Before Recall, Crash Investigator Raised Concern Over Switched-Off G.M. Air Bags – New York Times

February 21, 2014

7 Years Before Recall, Crash Investigator Raised Concern Over Switched-Off G.M. Air Bags – New York Times By Christopher Jenson Read the full story here. 

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Lawyer Asks NHTSA To Question GM About Timing Of Ignition Switch Recall – GM Authority

February 21, 2014

Lawyer Asks NHTSA To Question GM About Timing Of Ignition Switch Recall – GM Authority By Sam Mcheachern “Testimony of GM engineers and documents produced in Melton v. General Motors et. al., show that the automaker actually knew about the defective ignition switch in these vehicles in 2004 before it began selling (the 2005 Chevrolet…

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General Motors Accused of Late Recall – Analyst Blog NASDAQ

February 21, 2014

General Motors Accused of Late Recall – Analyst Blog  NASDAQ Lawyer Lance Cooper has also accused General Motors of not addressing the ignition switch defect in vehicles other than Chevrolet Cobalt and Pontiac G5. The lawyer is representing a woman who was killed in a Cobalt, which crashed due to this problem.  Read the full…

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GM accused of deadly recall delay – CNN Money

February 21, 2014

GM accused of deadly recall delay – CNN Money By Peter Valdes-Dapena General Motors has been accused of dragging its feet for a decade on recalling popular compact cars with a defect that was involved in the deaths of at least six people. Read the full story here. 

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Lawsuit Says GM Recall Is 10 Years and 6 Deaths Too Late – Wall St. Cheat Sheet

February 21, 2014

Lawsuit Says GM Recall Is 10 Years and 6 Deaths Too Late – Wall St. Cheat Sheet By Eric Shaal Lance Cooper, who represented the Georgia woman who died in her Cobalt in 2010, has issued a letter to the NHTSA that says General Motors needs to explain to the agency why it knew of the problem…

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Attorney Wants Explanation Why General Motors Ignition Switch Recall Took So Long – Auto World News

February 21, 2014

Attorney Wants Explanation Why General Motors Ignition Switch Recall Took So Long – Auto World News By Matt Mecuro Lance Cooper, an attorney representing the family of a woman killed four years ago while driving a 2005 Cobalt, is suing the automaker and hopes the NHTSA opens a “Timeliness Query investigation” into Gm over the…

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GM knew of ignition defect a decade ago, report says – TireBusiness.com

February 20, 2014

GM knew of ignition defect a decade ago, report says – TireBusiness.com Lance Cooper, lawyer for Ms. Melton’s estate, told USA Today that Ms. Melton had taken her vehicle to the dealership for ignition switch problems, but did not receive the modification. GM settled the lawsuit by Ms. Melton’s estate, but wouldn’t comment further because…

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GM knew of ignition defect a decade ago, report says – TireBusiness.com

February 20, 2014

GM knew of ignition defect a decade ago, report says – TireBusiness.com By Andrew Furlow Lance Cooper, lawyer for Ms. Melton’s estate, told USA Today that Ms. Melton had taken her vehicle to the dealership for ignition switch problems, but did not receive the modification. GM settled the lawsuit by Ms. Melton’s estate, but wouldn’t…

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Court Docs: GM Knew Of Cobalt Problem Before Fatal Crashes And Recall – Jalopnik

February 20, 2014

Court Docs: GM Knew Of Cobalt Problem Before Fatal Crashes And Recall – Jalopnik By Patrick George But as the AP reports, each were high-speed, off-the-road front end crashes on unpaved roads. But Melton died in similar circumstances after her ignition failed, lawyers for her family argued, causing her car to crash. There’s also this from the USA Today story: Melton…

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