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  • GM Move to Freeze Lawsuits May Cut Customer Payouts by Billions

    General Motors Co.’s move to freeze ignition-defect lawsuits in California and Texas has solid legal precedent behind it and could help slash customer demands for compensation by billions of dollars.

  • GM Adds Team to Focus on Safety During Car Development

    General Motors Co. Chief Executive Officer Mary Barra, under fire for the company’s slow response to flawed ignition switches linked to 13 deaths, said she is creating a team that will make the company’s cars as safe as they are fun to drive.

  • GM CEO Seeks New Spokesman, Replaces Human Resources Head

    General Motors Co.’s new Chief Executive Officer Mary Barra moved to put more of her team in place with the automaker revealing the departure of two senior executives, including its top spokesman, as the company faces mounting pressure over its slow recall of 2.59 million vehicles linked to the deaths of at least 13 people.

  • GM CEO Seeks New Spokesman, Replaces Human Resources Head

    General Motors Co.’s new Chief Executive Officer Mary Barra moved to put more of her team in place with the automaker revealing the departure of two senior executives, including her top spokesman, as the company faces mounting pressure over its slow recall of 2.59 million vehicles linked to the deaths of at least 13 people.

  • GM Faces More Tests as Documents Show Culture of Denial

    The hundreds of pages of documents released by lawmakers last week shed new light on General Motors Co.’s more than decade-long failure to respond to auto-safety complaints, underscoring the struggle ahead for Chief Executive Officer Mary Barra as she seeks to refocus on the company’s new fleet of cars.

  • GM Hires Clinton-Administration Crisis Expert for Advice

    General Motors Co. has retained crisis-communications expert Jeff Eller as it builds a team to help respond to the recall of small cars with faulty ignition switches tied to 13 deaths.

  • GM’s Barra Faces Off With U.S. Lawmakers Over Recall of Deadly Cars

    General Motors Co. Chief Executive Officer Mary Barra told a U.S. House committee that the automaker still doesn’t have all the answers that might explain why it waited a dozen years to fix a flaw linked to 13 deaths.

  • Barra Seeks to Distance GM From Old Cost-First Culture

    General Motors Co. Chief Executive Officer Mary Barra pushed yesterday to separate herself from an old GM that weighed the costs of improved safety, insisting she’s the face of a new GM that puts customers first.

  • McDermott Starts Health Consultantcy: Business of Law

    McDermott Will & Emery LLP is starting a new health-consulting subsidiary, called McDermott+Consulting, to offer an interdisciplinary approach to health-care clients.

  • S&P 500 Rises to Record as Consumer, Tech Shares Rally

    U.S. stocks rose, as consumer and technology shares pushed the Standard & Poor’s 500 Index to an all-time high, after an increase in a manufacturing index boosted optimism the economy withstood severe winter weather.

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