Even though certain claimants have experienced a temporary setback in suing General Motors, others met with a GM attorney last Friday to discuss a potential settlement for claims involving accidents due to faulty ignition switches.
Attorney Robert Hilliard is representing more than 300 people and families who have experienced injuries or deaths stemming from vehicles that were later recalled by General Motors. No agreement was reached but, according to Reuters, the meeting was intended to convince Hilliard that GM was going to make things right to people who were injured or killed as a result of the faulty ignition switch. Hilliard said he expected GM to make a decision in a “day or weeks, not months.”
Kenneth Feinberg, the General Motors attorney that met with Hilliard, has indicated his task is to address the “civil and legal obligations” GM has in regards to accidents involving the ignition switch.