Summary Judgment Denied For GM In Defective Ignition Switch Suit
Mealey's (January 6, 2016, 12:30 PM EST) -- NEW YORK — The judge overseeing the General Motors ignition switch multidistrict litigation on Dec. 30 denied the automaker’s motion for summary judgment in a bellwether case involving a crash allegedly caused by a broken ignition switch, making trial the next step for the automaker (In Re: General Motors LLC Ignition Switch Litigation, No. 1:14-md-02543, S.D. N.Y.)
(Order available. Document #77-160113-013R.)
U.S. Judge Jesse Furman of the Southern District of New York did grant General Motors LLC summary judgment on Robert Scheuer’s breach-of-implied-warranty claim; however, he...