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GM In Tough Successor Liability Fight Over Nonswitch Claims

Law360, New York (May 17, 2017, 10:33 PM EDT) -- General Motors was put on the defensive Wednesday in a battle over whether car buyers can adapt a Second Circuit ruling that resurrected previously barred ignition switch litigation to assert other vehicle defect claims against post-bankruptcy GM, facing tough scrutiny by a New York bankruptcy judge over its successor liability defenses.

When the Second Circuit last year struck down bankruptcy decisions that shielded New GM from liability related to ignition switch defects, it left some related liability issues unanswered, like who is an ignition-switch plaintiff and...
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