GM Ignition Switch Fund Rejected 91 Percent Of Claims

Law360, New York (August 24, 2015, 6:16 PM EDT) -- General Motors LLC's ignition switch compensation fund has rejected 91 percent of claims filed with the fund, according to revised statistics released by the fund Friday, approving only 399 of the total claims filed.

Of the 4,434 claims submitted, the fund approved 124 claims in death cases, 17 in category one injury cases, which include quadriplegia, paraplegia, amputation and permanent brain damage, and 258 in category two injury cases that required hospitalization within 48 hours of the accident.

The fund found a total of 3,944 claims ineligible for compensation, according to the revised statistics.

A representative for the fund also confirmed...

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