Chrysler & GM Bailouts & Bankruptcies

BACKGROUND

“Limiting Successor Liability for Future Tort Claims”, St John’s University 2014

Letter to Treasury Secretary Timothy Geithner from the International Association of Lemon Law Administrators – 4/21/09

Statement of CAS Executive Director Clarence Ditlow On Auto Industry Bankruptcies Before the House Judiciary Committee – 5/21/09

Memorandum to Steven Rattner from Ralph Nader re: GM and Chrysler – 5/22/09

Obama’s Plan Looks Like a Raw Deal – 5/29/09

Hardest hit victims of the auto bankruptcy -Those injured in accidents may not get their day in court – 6/4/09

Reid/Durban Letter to Auto Task Force – 6/25/09

Product Liability, Warranty, and Lemon Law Claims for New GM and Chrysler – 9/22/09

Exit the Czar – 8/2/2009

CHRYSLER

– Court of Claims Order Denying Motion to Dismiss Dealer Lawsuit – 9/9/15

Chrysler Dealer Unjust Taking Order – 2/27/12

Chrysler Dealer Unjust Taking Lawsuit – 2/17/11

Amended Chrysler Agreement Allowing Post-Bankruptcy Sale Product Liability Lawsuits – 11/19/09

Chrysler Master Transaction Agreement – 4/30/09

CAS Objection to Chrysler’s Sale of Assets – 5/19/09

CAS Appeal Brief – 5/19/09

Bitter fruitNew fear in Chrysler bankruptcy: Liability claims may be voided – 5/20/09

Chrysler Bankruptcy Could Leave Victims of Defective Vehicles With No Legal Recourse; Taxpayers Bail Out Detroit While Companies Resist Safety Improvements – 5/21/09

Consumer Groups Call for Reversal of Bankruptcy Court’s Decision to Exempt Chrysler from Accountability – 6/3/09

U.S. Pushed Fiat Deal on Chrysler – 6/6/09

CAS Petitions U.S. Supreme Court to Oppose Chrysler Bankruptcy Provisions – 6/9/09

U.S. Senate Commerce Committee Letter to Chrysler – 6/9/09

Consumer Advice from Prof. Norman I. Silber, Hofstra University School of Law – 6/11/09

Chrysler Class Action Lawsuits – 6/19/09

FTC Used Car Disclosure Petition on Chrysler Product Liability Waiver – 7/2/09

Press Release re: FTC Petition – 7/2/09

Chrysler Bankruptcy Court Decision – 8/5/09

Letter to Congress from Chrysler – 8/27/09

Chrysler to Accept More Product Liability Claims – 8/27/09

Bankruptcy Puts Brakes on Lawsuit (VIDEO) – 10/5/09

Supreme Court Vacates Chrysler Decision (.PDF) – 12/14/09

US Supreme Court Drops Bombshell “Summary Disposition” Vacating 2d Circuit’s Chrysler Decision – 12/14/09

GENERAL MOTORS

Second Circuit Decision Opens Door for Claims Against GM Previously Barred by Bankruptcy Court – 7/13/16

– Appeals Court Deals Blow to GM on Ignition-Switch Suits – 7/13/16

U.S. Court of Appeals for the Second Circuit Opinion – 7/13/16

Campbell v. US – Plaintiff’s Response to Defendant’s Motion to Dismiss – 12/15/15

Campbell v. US – Defendant’s Motion to Dismiss – 10/8/15

– Court of Claims Order Denying Motion to Dismiss Dealer Lawsuit – 9/9/15

Campbell v. US Court of Claims Class Action Complaint – 7/30/15

GM recall lawsuits on hold pending a related appeal – 5/28/15

– Will Criminal Charges Bring Justice for GM Victims? – 5/27/15

– Judge Hears Arguments Over G.M.’s Exposure to Recall Suits – 2/17/15

– GM customers face uphill fight to reignite $10B suit – 2/17/15

GM Could Face Extra $2 Billion Tab If Bankruptcy Shield Crumbles – 11/5/14

– GM Judge Says Hiding Switch Defect Would Have Been Fraud – 7/2/14

– U.S. government says it lost $11.2 billion on GM bailout – 4/30/14

– Taxpayers Taking Bigger Hit on GM Bailout – 4/30/14

U.S. Ends Bailout of G.M., Selling Last Shares of Stock – 12/9/13

– Obama Cabinet Flunks Disclosure Test with 19 in 20 Ignoring Law – 9/28/12

GM says bankruptcy excuses it from repairs on 400K cars – 8/19/11

Critics Say Auto Watchdog Agency Needs Real Teeth – 8/5/10

District Court opinion affirming decision of Bankruptcy Court – 4/13/10

2 Lawyers on the G.M. Case Tell Their Story – 7/25/2009

U.S. Senate Commerce Committee Letter to General Motors – 6/9/09

General Motors Court Documents (motorsliquidationdocket.com)

General Motors Roof Crush Lawsuits – 6/18/09

General Motors C/K Fuel Fed Fire Litigation – 6/18/09

General Motors Seat Back Collapse Litigation – 6/18/09

General Motors Class Action Lawsuits – 6/19/09

Objecting to the GM 363 Sale’s Treatment of Product Liability Claims: Stepping Into The Fray – 6/19/09

CAS Objection to General Motors 363 Motion – 6/19/09

Memorandum in support of CAS Objection to General Motors 363 Motion – 6/19/09

Exhibit A to Memorandum in support of CAS Objection – 6/19/09

Accident Victims Stand to Lose in GM Deal – 6/30/09

General Motors Bankruptcy Court Decision – 7/5/09

General Motors Bankruptcy Court Order – 7/5/09

Final GM Master Sale and Purchase Agreement – 7/5/09

Notice of Appeal of GM Bankruptcy Decision – 7/6/09

GM Gets to Dump its Polluted Sites – 8/7/09

Chrysler decision bodes well for GM claimants – 12/15/09

General Motors 2009-2014 Restructuring Plan – 12/31/08

 CAS ACTIONS

CAS FOIA Request on SIGTARP Report – 6/24/15

– Statement of CAS Executive Director Clarence Ditlow On Auto Industry Bankruptcies Before the House Judiciary Committee – 5/21/09

CAS FOIA LAWSUIT

U.S. District Court: Treasury Not Meeting its Obligations Under FOIA – 10/1/15

CAS Reply Memorandum – 6/8/15

GM/Treasury Combined Opposition and Reply – 4/16/15

CAS Motion for Summary Judgment – 1/20/15

– GM Motion to Intervene – 5/30/14

– GM Proposed Answer – 5/30/14

– GM Proposed Order – 5/30/14

– GM Certificate of Service – 5/30/14

Voluntary Stipulation of Partial Settlement and Proposed Order for Further Proceedings – 12/16/11

CAS Motion for Summary Judgment – 10/11/11

– CAS Files FOIA Lawsuit re: Auto Industry Bankruptcy – 6/7/11

–  CAS Status Request – 5/16/11

– Treasury Appeal Acknowledgement – 4/13/11

– CAS FOIA Appeal – 4/6/11

– Treasury Response to FOIA Request – 3/2/11

– Treasury Fee Response Acknowledgement – 8/24/09

– CAS Fee and Scope Reply – 8/7/09

– CAS FOIA Request – June 8, 2009