GM Ignition Switch
For Immediate Release
Blumenthal, Markey Statement on GM Compensation Fund Approval of 100th Death Claim Related to Faulty Ignition Switches
May 12, 2015
(Washington, DC) – Today, U.S. Senators Richard Blumenthal (D-Conn.) and Edward J. Markey (D-Mass.) released the following statement on General Motors’ (GM) compensation fund’s approval of the 100th death claim related to faulty ignition switches:
Below is a statement from Senator Edward J. Markey (D-Mass.), a member of the Commerce, Science and Transportation Committee, reacting to today’s letter from the Center for Auto Safety to the Department of Transportation’s Inspector General that highlights a Center study that found multiple sources of information that NHTSA failed to use to open an investigation into the faulty GM ignition switch that led to at least 13 deaths and dozens of injuries. Please let me know if you have any questions.