General Motors ignition switch criminal case dismissed by U.S. judge

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A federal judge in New York dismissed a criminal case brought against General Motors in 2015 concerning the automaker’s handling of an ignition-switch problem associated with 124 deaths. U.S. District Judge Alison Nathan accepted a request submitted Monday by federal prosecutors to dismiss the two-count criminal information. In 2015, the automaker entered into a deferred […]

General Motors agrees to settle state ignition claims for $120 million

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General Motors has accepted to pay $120 million to deal with claims from 49 U.S. states and the District of Columbia over defective ignition switches, state attorneys general and the company stated on Thursday. The largest U.S. automaker had formerly paid about $2.5 billion in charges and settlements over defective ignition switches that could trigger […]