GM Defends Website Subpoena Class Action In Ignition MDL

Law360, New York (May 17, 2017, 3:55 PM EDT) -- GM fought back on Tuesday against efforts to quash a subpoena it issued to a class action website for information about ads placed there by attorneys representing drivers suing the automaker over allegedly defective ignition switches, saying the information is both relevant and not privileged.

GM subpoenaed all documents involving communications between Top Class Actions and the drivers’ attorneys two weeks ago, after several plaintiffs recently testified they’d found out about the ongoing ignition switch multidistrict litigation through ads on the site.

The drivers’ attorneys shot...
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