GM, plaintiffs turn to courts to help in ignition system lawsuits

GM hopes that the fact it went through bankruptcy will protect it from class action lawsuits on an allegedly defective ignition system

Attorneys from both sides in class action lawsuits against General Motors are turning to the courts to get help in advocating for their clients.

On the one hand, attorneys representing plaintiffs who had defective ignition systems want the court to rule that GM cannot use bankruptcy as a way to protect itself from any liabilities, according to a news report.

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