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General Motors files motion to dismiss class action suit over allegedly defective engines

Olivia Olsen Jul. 26, 2017, 10:26am

SAN FRANCISCO (Legal Newsline) – A hearing was held on July 6 before Judge Edward M. Chen to review a motion to dismiss filed by General Motors in a class action lawsuit led by Monteville Sloan Jr. against the vehicle manufacturer.

Class action claims GM sold Cadillacs with defective headlights

Wadi Reformado Jun. 27, 2017, 12:52pm

LOS ANGELES (Legal Newsline) — A consumer has filed a class action lawsuit against General Motors, alleging breach of warranty, liability and negligence.

Business lawyers: Expect spillover from actions against asbestos trusts, plaintiffs lawyers

W.J. Kennedy Mar. 29, 2017, 11:00am

WASHINGTON (Legal Newsline) - Business defense lawyers say that the fallout from recent government and private actions against asbestos bankruptcy trusts and plaintiffs lawyers specializing in asbestos exposure cases could extend well beyond the actions themselves.

GM sues asbestos trusts over payments to former employee’s widow

Jessica Karmasek Mar. 16, 2017, 11:15am

According to its four complaints, General Motors LLC has been making weekly payments of death benefits. The company contends it should have been informed that its former employee’s widow also has been receiving payments from the trusts.

Court affirms pro-plaintiff NYCAL ruling

Rebecca Campbell Aug. 9, 2016, 1:24pm

NEW YORK (Legal Newsline) – New York's highest court has found that the former manufacturer of a product that was intended to be used with asbestos from a third-party product had a duty to warn consumers. 

Federal judge rejects push for new lead counsel in GM ignition switch litigation

Jessica Karmasek Feb. 11, 2016, 9:36am

Judge Jesse Furman said the motions, filed days after one of the lawsuits was dismissed amid fraud claims, equated to “Monday morning quarterbacking.”

General Motors sued over alleged misrepresentation of towing capacity

Robbie Hargett Dec. 28, 2015, 6:49pm

LOS ANGELES (Legal Newsline) – A California man is suing a vehicle manufacturer over claims it misrepresented the towing capacity of certain trucks.