GM Hid Evidence To Secure Settlement, Suit Says

By Sindhu Sundar (May 12, 2014, 6:14 PM EDT) -- A Georgia couple renewed their wrongful death claims against General Motors Co. on Monday after the automaker refused to rescind a settlement agreement reached prior to its infamous ignition switch recall, claiming GM hid evidence in the previous case and let an engineer lie at a deposition.

Ken and Beth Melton are suing GM over the death of their daughter Brooke in an accident involving a vehicle the automaker later recalled. The couple, who is also seeking sanctions against GM, is represented by Jere Beasley of Alabama-based Beasley Allen Crow Methvin Portis & Miles PC, and Lance Cooper, the plaintiffs attorney...

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