The Truth About Cars » claims http://www.thetruthaboutcars.com The Truth About Cars is dedicated to providing candid, unbiased automobile reviews and the latest in auto industry news. Sun, 07 Feb 2016 18:00:45 +0000 en-US hourly 1 http://wordpress.org/?v=4.2.4 The Truth About Cars is dedicated to providing candid, unbiased automobile reviews and the latest in auto industry news. The Truth About Cars no The Truth About Cars editors@ttac.com editors@ttac.com (The Truth About Cars) 2006-2009 The Truth About Cars The Truth About Cars » claims http://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/wp-content/themes/ttac-theme/images/logo.gif http://www.thetruthaboutcars.com ‘New GM’ is Paying ‘Old GM’ Claims, Even Though They May Not Have To http://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/2015/12/new-gm-paying-old-gm-claims-even-though-may-not/ http://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/2015/12/new-gm-paying-old-gm-claims-even-though-may-not/#comments Mon, 14 Dec 2015 22:00:39 +0000 http://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/?p=1242145 General Motors victims compensation fund is paying for injury claims older than the company’s 2009 bankruptcy and, in some cases, for injuries sustained by drivers who were drunk or weren’t wearing their seatbelts, according to the New York Times. The newspaper reported the findings by attorney Kenneth Feinberg, who was hired by the automaker to […]

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General Motors victims compensation fund is paying for injury claims older than the company’s 2009 bankruptcy and, in some cases, for injuries sustained by drivers who were drunk or weren’t wearing their seatbelts, according to the New York Times. The newspaper reported the findings by attorney Kenneth Feinberg, who was hired by the automaker to […]

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Ninety Total Death Claims Approved By GM Compensation Fund http://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/2015/04/ninety-total-death-claims-approved-gm-compensation-fund/ http://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/2015/04/ninety-total-death-claims-approved-gm-compensation-fund/#comments Mon, 27 Apr 2015 20:00:52 +0000 http://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/?p=1055457 Three new death claims linked to the General Motors ignition recall have been approved by the compensation fund managed by attorney Kenneth Feinberg. The new claims bring the total of all death claims approved since the window for acceptance opened last August to 90, AutoGuide says. Another 46 are under review as of this time. […]

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Three new death claims linked to the General Motors ignition recall have been approved by the compensation fund managed by attorney Kenneth Feinberg. The new claims bring the total of all death claims approved since the window for acceptance opened last August to 90, AutoGuide says. Another 46 are under review as of this time. […]

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General Motors Compensation Fund Sees 51st Eligible Death Claim http://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/2015/02/general-motors-compensation-fund-sees-51st-eligible-death-claim/ http://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/2015/02/general-motors-compensation-fund-sees-51st-eligible-death-claim/#comments Tue, 03 Feb 2015 13:00:51 +0000 http://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/?p=992898 The compensation fund set up by General Motors in the wake of the February 2014 ignition switch recall confirmed its 51st eligible death claim Monday. Reuters reports that 4,180 claims were received as of February 1, with the final number expected to rise when all claims submitted with a timestamp of January 31 — the […]

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The compensation fund set up by General Motors in the wake of the February 2014 ignition switch recall confirmed its 51st eligible death claim Monday. Reuters reports that 4,180 claims were received as of February 1, with the final number expected to rise when all claims submitted with a timestamp of January 31 — the […]

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Feinberg: No Offers From GM Comp Fund Have Been Rejected So Far http://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/2015/02/feinberg-no-offers-gm-comp-fund-rejected-far/ http://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/2015/02/feinberg-no-offers-gm-comp-fund-rejected-far/#comments Mon, 02 Feb 2015 11:00:56 +0000 http://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/?p=992354 The deadline for filing a claim with General Motors victim compensation fund now passed, Kenneth Feinberg says no offer has been rejected thus far. Bloomberg reports 125 offers have been made between August 1 of last year through last Friday, split between 75 injury and 50 fatality claims linked to the February 2014 GM ignition […]

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The deadline for filing a claim with General Motors victim compensation fund now passed, Kenneth Feinberg says no offer has been rejected thus far. Bloomberg reports 125 offers have been made between August 1 of last year through last Friday, split between 75 injury and 50 fatality claims linked to the February 2014 GM ignition […]

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General Motors Compensation Fund Sees 50th Eligible Fatality Claim http://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/2015/01/general-motors-compensation-fund-sees-50th-eligible-fatality-claim/ http://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/2015/01/general-motors-compensation-fund-sees-50th-eligible-fatality-claim/#comments Tue, 27 Jan 2015 14:00:07 +0000 http://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/?p=989042 With the deadline to submit claims coming this Saturday, the General Motors compensation fund has confirmed its 50th fatality. Detroit Free Press reports 338 fatality claims were filed between August 1 of last year and January 23, according to fund administrator and attorney Kenneth Feinberg. Of those, 230 are now under review or awaiting documentation, […]

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With the deadline to submit claims coming this Saturday, the General Motors compensation fund has confirmed its 50th fatality. Detroit Free Press reports 338 fatality claims were filed between August 1 of last year and January 23, according to fund administrator and attorney Kenneth Feinberg. Of those, 230 are now under review or awaiting documentation, […]

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GM Compensation Fund Deems 49 Fatality Claims Eligible For Payout http://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/2015/01/gm-compensation-fund-deems-49-fatality-claims-eligible-payout/ http://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/2015/01/gm-compensation-fund-deems-49-fatality-claims-eligible-payout/#comments Wed, 21 Jan 2015 11:00:00 +0000 http://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/?p=986650 Monday, the compensation fund created by General Motors in the wake of the February 2014 ignition recall announced that 49 deaths thus far would receive compensation. Reuters reports 108 claims were received during the previous week, increasing the total number of claims received between August 1 and Monday to 2,818. The number breaks down to […]

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Monday, the compensation fund created by General Motors in the wake of the February 2014 ignition recall announced that 49 deaths thus far would receive compensation. Reuters reports 108 claims were received during the previous week, increasing the total number of claims received between August 1 and Monday to 2,818. The number breaks down to […]

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100 Fatality, Injury Claims Approved For GM Compensation Fund Payments http://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/2014/12/100-fatality-injury-claims-approved-gm-compensation-fund-payments/ http://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/2014/12/100-fatality-injury-claims-approved-gm-compensation-fund-payments/#comments Fri, 19 Dec 2014 13:00:06 +0000 http://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/?p=962842 It’s been a while since the TTAC Zaibatsu checked in on the victim compensation fund created by General Motors and overseen by the office of attorney Kenneth Feinberg. How have things gone since the last time? One hundred fatality and injury claims have been approved. The Washington Post reports the milestone was announced Monday, when […]

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It’s been a while since the TTAC Zaibatsu checked in on the victim compensation fund created by General Motors and overseen by the office of attorney Kenneth Feinberg. How have things gone since the last time? One hundred fatality and injury claims have been approved. The Washington Post reports the milestone was announced Monday, when […]

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GM Compensation Claims Total 1130, 24 Death Claims Approved http://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/2014/10/gm-compensation-claims-total-1130-24-death-claims-approved/ http://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/2014/10/gm-compensation-claims-total-1130-24-death-claims-approved/#comments Tue, 07 Oct 2014 14:00:29 +0000 http://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/?p=927457 The compensation fund created by General Motors to pay claims resulting from injuries and deaths linked to a defective ignition switch found in a handful of 2003 through 2007 compact models has approved a total of 24 death claims for payout. According to The Detroit News, the overall number of claims jumped 30 percent last […]

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The compensation fund created by General Motors to pay claims resulting from injuries and deaths linked to a defective ignition switch found in a handful of 2003 through 2007 compact models has approved a total of 24 death claims for payout. According to The Detroit News, the overall number of claims jumped 30 percent last […]

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Fifteen Claimants Receive First Offers From GM Compensation Fund http://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/2014/09/fifteen-claimants-receive-first-offers-gm-compensation-fund/ http://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/2014/09/fifteen-claimants-receive-first-offers-gm-compensation-fund/#comments Fri, 26 Sep 2014 11:00:17 +0000 http://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/?p=920026 The compensation fund established by General Motors and managed by attorney Kenneth Feinberg to pay accident and fatality claims linked to a defective ignition switch in a handful of 2003-2007 models has made its first cash offers to 15 claimants. Reuters reports the offers were made verbally earlier this week, and the claims were a […]

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The compensation fund established by General Motors and managed by attorney Kenneth Feinberg to pay accident and fatality claims linked to a defective ignition switch in a handful of 2003-2007 models has made its first cash offers to 15 claimants. Reuters reports the offers were made verbally earlier this week, and the claims were a […]

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131 Fatality Claims Filed With GM Compensation Fund Thus Far http://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/2014/09/131-fatality-claims-filed-gm-compensation-fund-thus-far/ http://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/2014/09/131-fatality-claims-filed-gm-compensation-fund-thus-far/#comments Wed, 17 Sep 2014 13:00:23 +0000 http://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/?p=913714 Yesterday, we reported General Motors accepting there were 19 fatalities linked to a defective ignition switch originally tied to 13 deaths and 31 accidents, thanks in part to the compensation fund established with the aid of administrator and attorney Kenneth Feinberg. More could be on the way, however, as 131 fatality claims have been submitted […]

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Yesterday, we reported General Motors accepting there were 19 fatalities linked to a defective ignition switch originally tied to 13 deaths and 31 accidents, thanks in part to the compensation fund established with the aid of administrator and attorney Kenneth Feinberg. More could be on the way, however, as 131 fatality claims have been submitted […]

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Feinberg: A Modest Window To File Recall-Related Claims http://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/2014/06/feinberg-a-modest-window-to-file-recall-related-claims/ http://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/2014/06/feinberg-a-modest-window-to-file-recall-related-claims/#comments Thu, 12 Jun 2014 13:00:30 +0000 http://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/?p=842962 Bloomberg reports the compensation fund designed by attorney Kenneth Feinberg for General Motors will have “a relatively modest timetable to invite claimants to file their claims” once the claim period begins August 1. Feinberg also said by the end of June, he and his team will have a program “that will define who’s eligible to […]

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Bloomberg reports the compensation fund designed by attorney Kenneth Feinberg for General Motors will have “a relatively modest timetable to invite claimants to file their claims” once the claim period begins August 1. Feinberg also said by the end of June, he and his team will have a program “that will define who’s eligible to […]

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Piston Slap: The Extended “Luxury” Period http://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/2013/11/piston-slap-the-extended-luxury-period/ http://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/2013/11/piston-slap-the-extended-luxury-period/#comments Mon, 04 Nov 2013 13:44:32 +0000 http://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/?p=641089 Mehran writes: First of all I wanted to thank you for your great blog, I read it daily. Now I recently have bought a 2010 Lexus RX 350 with 30K miles on the clock. the original warranty will expire this coming January, since I have bought the car I have put about 5K on it […]

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Mehran writes: First of all I wanted to thank you for your great blog, I read it daily. Now I recently have bought a 2010 Lexus RX 350 with 30K miles on the clock. the original warranty will expire this coming January, since I have bought the car I have put about 5K on it […]

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Problem Solver: How To Value A Totaled Car http://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/2013/01/problem-solver-how-to-value-a-totaled-car/ http://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/2013/01/problem-solver-how-to-value-a-totaled-car/#comments Thu, 24 Jan 2013 09:53:00 +0000 http://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/?p=474971   Hi Steve. In honor of the recent SAAB coverage, my 2000 9-5 recently decided to become a parts donor. This whole experience has made me sick to my stomach. No thanks to the insurance company. The SAAB got wrecked by yours truly. I was driving down a one lane road and somewhere between daydreaming […]

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  Hi Steve. In honor of the recent SAAB coverage, my 2000 9-5 recently decided to become a parts donor. This whole experience has made me sick to my stomach. No thanks to the insurance company. The SAAB got wrecked by yours truly. I was driving down a one lane road and somewhere between daydreaming […]

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