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Judge Sets First Jury Trial In National GM Case

August 31, 2017

CORPUS CHRISTI, Texas, Nov. 6, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Today Judge Jesse M. Furman, the Southern District of New York Federal Judge in charge of the nationwide GM Ignition Switch Litigation set a trial date of January 11, 2016 for the first personal injury/wrongful death case against GM.

Attorney Robert Hilliard

Bob Hilliard, lead Counsel for the personal injury and wrongful death plaintiffs in the MDL states, "This trial setting will allow a jury to determine the conduct of GM sooner rather than later."

"It is consistent with Judge Furman's 'reasonable but aggressive approach to this MDL and will allow for all parties to understand how a jury feels about GM and this ignition switch issue".

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