GM ignition switch death toll hits 87

April 20, 2015 7:53 PM

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The compensation fund reviewing claims from victims of General Motors defective ignition switches has found 87 deaths tied to the defect and eligible for compensation, up three from the week before, according to a weekly update.

Another 1,085 cases remain under review out of the 4,342 filed since the fund was created last August. About 31% have been deemed ineligible either because there was insufficient documentation or the claimants failed to prove that the ignition switch was the primary cause of someone's injury or deat...

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