GM class action cases consolidated, to be heard before Judge Jesse Furman

The Southern District of New York was "the most appropriate choice" for the cases, because "the court is the site of the bankruptcies of both General Motors and Delphi."

The class action cases filed against General Motors are set to be combined and heard in New York City.

Recently, the Judicial Panel on Multidistrict Litigation (JPML) decided to send the GM cases to U.S. District Court Judge Jesse Furman, who is assigned to the Southern District of New York.

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