One car accident injury claim this April is a big problem for General Motors. It’s likely that this lawsuit will lead to many more as a result of the latest motor recall for faulty ignition switches.
Megan Phillips was driving with friends in her Chevrolet Cobalt when the car suddenly lost power, then crashed. The two friends died in the crash — Phillips has multiple injuries, including a traumatic brain injury. Investigations of the crash have shown that there was an issue with the ignition switch. By putting weight on a key ring (such as the weight of other, attached keys) along with jostling from vehicle motion can cause the ignition to switch from “run” to “accessory,” shutting off the engine and brakes as well.
The lawsuit, which was filed on March 20 in Minnesota, also notes tha