GM Hid Deadly Defect for a Decade

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A faulty ignition switch in thousands of GM cars has killed 13 people and injured countless others, ultimately prompting GM to recall more than 2 million of its vehicles. Astonishingly, GM knew about this defect for more than a decade. Instead of immediately recalling the vehicles or issuing a safety alert or taking any one of numerous steps it could have taken to prevent horrific deaths and injuries, GM engaged in another great corporate cover-up. The defect and the cover-up came to light due to the tireless efforts of trial attorneys representing the victims of these preventable tragedies. GM CEO Mary Barra, testifying before Congress this week, stated that she found it “very disturbing” and “unacceptable” that GM failed to promptly replace the faulty ignition switches due to cost considerations. Read more at:

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