Widow Says GM Hid Evidence In Crash Case, Wants 'Do-Over'

By Kat Greene (February 3, 2015, 8:51 PM EST) -- A widow who settled her 2007 lawsuit against General Motors Co. over a crash that killed her family wants a "do-over," asking a New York bankruptcy court on Monday to revive her suit because GM hid evidence about the ignition switch and other problems while it argued her husband committed murder-suicide.

Doris Powledge Phillips asked the court to negate her 2010 settlement in the suit, or to set aside the stipulation she agreed to then, on the grounds that her rights to due process were cheated when GM refused to hand over documents she requested about problems with its cars, according...

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