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GM Ignition Switch Update: GM Withheld Massive Replacement Parts Order

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The General Motors ignition switch scandal has been going on for months now, but shows no signs of slowing down.   Back in April we wrote in our RI Personal Injury Law blog about the massive GM recall from this defect.  The Wall Street Journal now reports that a set of emails, not previously disclosed, shows GM placing an “urgent” order for 500,000 replacement…

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Rhode Island Personal Injury Lawyer: Why Are Recalled Jeeps Still Not Repaired?

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The National Highway Traffic Safety Administration (NHTSA) is demanding answers from Chrysler regarding the amount of time it is taking for repairs promised as part of a June 2013 recall of Jeep sport utility vehicles. Federal investigators, as well as RI personal injury attorneys, expressed concerns about these vehicles’ rear-mounted fuel tanks after at least…

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Rhode Island Personal Injury Lawyer: Toprol XL Recall

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In 2014, the U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) posted a recall for the widely used heart drug Toprol XL after years of warnings about its generic counterparts. As discussed in a June 2014 New York Times article, Dr. Harry Lever of the Cleveland Clinic has been warning nearly anyone who would listen of his growing…

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Cranston Personal Injury Lawyer: General Motors Places Price Tag on Life

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Kenneth Feinberg is the lawyer best known for setting victims’ compensation plans for injuries sustained on 9/11, the BP oil disaster, and now GM’s recent vehicle recalls. In other words, he values people’s worth. In June 2014 Mr. Feinberg outlined the detailed strategy that General Motors Co. will follow in making payouts to the injured…

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Everything You Should Know About GM’s Ignition Switch Recall

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General Motors CEO Mary Barra announced Thursday, April 10, that she placed two GM engineers on paid leave following an ongoing internal investigation into the faulty ignition switches that caused the recall of 2.62 million vehicles worldwide. The ignition switches on several GM models, including the Chevrolet Cobalt, revealed to be faulty as they were…

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