General Motors’ ignition switch compensation fund is an open-ended plan meant to provide victims and families affected by the automaker defective ignition switches with a means to resolve their clams in a manner that is faster than pursuing the claims in court.
However, General Motors has released a set of eligibility guidelines outlining who is eligible for compensation through their settlement fund.
In order for your claim to be considered, GM has set eligibility requirements which include:
According to GM, vehicles currently covered by the settlement fund include:
Thomas J. Henry is representing more than 1,000 GM recall victims across the United States and has been investigating injuries and deaths linked to the recall since day one. The firm launched a nationwide media investigation into the recall in April, which brought forth thousands of affected individuals who had information critical to the investigation – information that the firm has handed over to federal agencies also investigating GM’s sluggish response the recall.
As more and more individuals have flocked to Thomas J. Henry for representation, the firm has continued to push GM for a victim settlement fund. The firm has had several talks with GM’s victim compensation expert Ken Feinberg regarding appropriate victim compensation for the thousands affected by a fatal design flaw in ignition switches which left numerous dead and countless others seriously injured.