GM's Bankruptcy Shield Too Flimsy To Block Defect Suits

By Andrew Scurria (March 14, 2014, 9:54 PM EDT) -- A 2009 bankruptcy deal brokered by Uncle Sam was supposed to protect the reincarnated General Motors Co. from legacy liabilities, but attorneys say that an impending wave of suits over a long-festering vehicle defect could nonetheless advance if it turns out the automaker hid the danger from the public....

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