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General Motors has received 225 death claims and 1,955 injury claims tied to the ignition switch recall since August

A Texas judge cleared a woman Monday for a car accident that killed her fiance in 2004, after General Motors acknowledged that her car would have been among millions being recalled for a problem that may have contributed to the death.

Another motorist may have died last month as a result of ignition-switch defect

Eight months later, nearly half of all vehicles recalled by General Motors for faulty ignition switches have yet to be fixed.

GM compensation fund has received 178 death claims since August

At least 27 people have died and 25 people have been seriously injured in crashes involving General Motors cars with defective ignition switches.

Congresswoman says up to 100 may have died due to faulty cars

A member of the US House of Representatives said Wednesday there may be as many as 100 deaths linked to General Motors' decade-long failure to recall millions of defective cars.

GM recalled 2.6 million small cars worldwide last February for ignition lock defect

A Texas woman who pleaded guilty to a criminal charge in a 2004 car crash that killed her fiancé is suing General Motors Co.

Girl died in the backseat of a Chevrolet Cobalt that crashed in 2006

Natasha Weigel was in the backseat of a Chevrolet Cobalt that crashed in 2006, and she tragically died of her injuries. One of the front passengers was also killed in the crash. However, GM's data only lists the front occupant among those killed in connection with the faulty switches, not Weigel.

Chevy, Buick, and GMC affected

One day after releasing an internal report that found a pattern of "incompetence and neglect" within the company, General Motors announced four more recalls that affect 89,126 vehicles.

Critical questions weren't answered in Valukas report, Blumenthal says

A US Senator said General Motors' much-anticipated internal report on the circumstances that led to a deadly flaw going unfixed for more than a decade, amounts to a whitewashing of the problem.