GM Ignition Lawsuit News Update: GM Lawsuit Plaintiffs Push Back Against Bankruptcy Protection

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Lawyers handling national GM ignition lawsuits at The Onder Law Firm provide an update on the GM lawsuit developments at

James G. Onder

Lawyers handling GM lawsuits provide no-obligation case reviews to individuals and families determine if they have grounds for a GM ignition injury claim.

According to court documents, plaintiffs in a GM lawsuit* are arguing that their case should be permitted to move forward despite GM’s bankruptcy protections, says an article that was originally published on August 22, 2014 in the Wall Street Journal.** Attorneys handling GM ignition recall lawsuits for The Onder Law Firm provide timely GM lawsuit news updates at

General Motors Company declared bankruptcy in 2009, in a government-funded bankruptcy sale, according to court documents.*** The post-bankruptcy company is attempting to have the lawsuit dismissed on the basis of Bankruptcy Code, according to court documents. The article also states that, according to court documents, plaintiffs in this GM recall lawsuit are persons who claim their GM vehicles, which were recalled as part of the major 2014 ignition recalls, have lost value as a result of the recall.

According to court documents, this GM recall lawsuit is not based on actions of pre-bankruptcy GM. Rather, the class, referred to as the Sesay plaintiffs*, are arguing that even after the bankruptcy, GM failed to warn consumers of the hazards posed by their ignition system.

Approximately 100 GM death claims have been filed connected to the defective ignition switches, according to an August 25, 2014 article in the Detroit Free Press***. When jostled or bumped, the switches can inadvertently switch the car off, causing a loss of power and airbags, according to court documents. Thus far, according to court docuements, GM connects 13 deaths to the ignition switch defect.

Attorneys handling GM injury lawsuit claims nationwide believe that individuals and the family members of persons harmed in a GM vehicle that was later recalled for an ignition switch defect may be entitled to real compensation through submitting a GM injury lawsuit. Lawyers handling GM lawsuits provide no-obligation case reviews to individuals and families determine if they have grounds for a GM ignition injury claim. The GM Injury Lawsuit Center website provides timely GM ignition recall news updates and lawsuit information at

The Onder Law Firm welcomes GM Ignition Injury Lawsuit inquiries from law firms in regards to handling them or working as co-counsel.

About The Onder Law Firm
Onder, Shelton, O’Leary & Peterson, LLC is a St. Louis based personal injury law firm handling serious injury and death claims across the country. Its mission is the pursuit of justice, no matter how complex the case or strenuous the effort. The consumer and family litigators at The Onder Law Firm have represented thousands of Americans in lawsuits against multinational conglomerates from products liability for manufacture of defective or dangerous products to deceptive advertising practices. Other firms throughout the nation often seek its experience and expertise on complex litigation. It is also a recognized leader in products liability cases such as window blind cord strangulation. The Onder Law Firm offers information from lawyers handling GM injury lawsuits at

*Sesay et al v. General Motors L.L.C. et al, Case No. 1:2014cv06018, New York Southern District Court
***In re General Motors Corp.", Case No. 09-50026, Southern District, Manhattan, New York

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