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    Report: 303 deaths may be linked to GM ignition recall [UPDATE]
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    This issue could surpass the 27 Ford Pinto fire deaths and the 271 fatalities blamed on the Ford Explorer/Firestone debacle The General Motors ignition switch recall appears to be rapidly spiraling out of control. A new report analyzing federal crash data suggests that there weren't only 12 ...

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    New GM will take on future product liability claims, but not the current ones, against Old GM
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    A consumer group representing people who currently have product liability claims against GM and Chrysler looks like it won't be getting much, if any, restitution. When GM went into bankruptcy, it still planned to deny any liability claims -- ones that came up today, for instance -- when the new GM ...

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    Comcast pulls ad criticizing GM, Chrysler to review claims
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    Commercial regarding GM and Chrysler's liability claims -- Click above to view the after the jump
    A group called the Ad Hoc Committee of Consumer Victims of GM and Chrysler put together a commercial to run on Comcast throughout the weekend. The group numbers 460 people, 300 of whom are plaintiffs ...

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    Bankruptcy filing reportedly allows GM, Chrysler to shed hundreds of product liability lawsuits
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    Outside of bankruptcy, General Motors and Chrysler were no longer competitive enough to remain solvent. After Chapter 11 reorganization, the two automakers will have a clean financial statement and a whole lot fewer employees, plants, and dealers. Another area where the two automakers will receive ...

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    Volkswagen's GX3 to be nixed because of legal concerns?
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    Sadly, Volkswagen looks ready to pull the plug on its GX3 project, which only weeks ago looked set to put the three-wheeled star of this year's L.A. Auto Show in U.S. showrooms by 2007. AutoWeek reports that concerns about U.S. liability laws have driven a stake through the heart of the project, ...

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