Ruling may save GM from billion-dollar lawsuits over faulty switches

April 16, 2015 7:30 AM

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"Hundreds of victims and their families will go to bed tonight forever deprived of justice." -- Plaintiffs' attorney Robert Hilliard

Judge Robert E. Gerber of the U.S. Bankruptcy Court in Manhattan issued the decision Wednesday, declaring that a shield from the lawsuits contained in a 2009 bankruptcy agreement would be allowed to stand.

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