TITLE

General Motors Ordered To Pay $4.9 Billion To Six People Burned In Collision

PUB. DATE
July 1999
SOURCE
Jet;07/26/99, Vol. 96 Issue 8, p10
SOURCE TYPE
Periodical
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
Focuses on the biggest personal injury award in United States history in which a jury ordered General Motors Corp. (GM) to pay $4.9 billion to six people burned after crashes in their Chevrolet Malibu automobile.
ACCESSION #
2057214

 

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