Kenneth R Feinberg

Type: Person
Name: Kenneth R Feinberg
Nationality: United States
Fact Sheet: Biography for Kenneth R Feinberg
First reported Aug 27 2014 - Updated Aug 27 2014 - 2 reports

GM faulty ignition-switch fund receives claims for more than 100 deaths, eight times the fatalities the car maker officially admits

NEW YORK — A program to compensate victims of crashes linked to a faulty ignition switch in General Motors vehicles has received claims for 107 deaths as of Tuesday, according to a spokeswoman for the lawyer overseeing the program. Amy Weiss, a spokeswoman ... [Published Financial Post - Top Stories - Aug 27 2014]
First reported Aug 27 2014 - Updated Aug 27 2014 - 1 reports

GM compensation fund has received 107 death claims

Throughout the General Motors recall scandal, some numbers have fluctuated the number of cars recalled, the number of congressional appearances by CEO Mary Barra, the number of lawsuits the Detroit automaker is facing.One number, though, has remained ... [Published Fortune - Aug 27 2014]
First reported Aug 27 2014 - Updated Aug 27 2014 - 2 reports

GM ignition switch compensation fund has received claims for 107 fatalities

The fund’s manager – lawyer Kenneth Feinberg, who oversaw similar funds that compensated victims of the September 11 terrorist attacks and 2010 BP oil spill – said, through his spokeswoman Amy Weiss, the 107 are among the 309 claims filed so far. According ... [Published Inautonews - Aug 27 2014]
First reported Aug 26 2014 - Updated Aug 26 2014 - 1 reports

GM Ignition Compensation Fund Received 100 Death Claims to Date

⌖A- A+A little over two weeks after we reported that General Motors' Ignition Compensation Fund received 65 death claims , a consultant said that the figure soared to 100 fatally injured involved in crashes of vehicles fitted with the notorious ignition ... [Published Auto Evolution - Aug 26 2014]
First reported Aug 25 2014 - Updated Aug 26 2014 - 1 reports

GM receives 100 death claims for ignition-switch defect

General Motors' victims fund has reportedly received applications naming at least 100 deaths, each allegedly caused by defective ignition switches.Not all of the claims may be approved, though the numbers mesh with analyst estimates of the likely number ... [Published Leftlane - Aug 25 2014]
First reported Aug 25 2014 - Updated Aug 25 2014 - 1 reports

GM Compensation Funds Only Available For First Round Of Deadly Recalls

Around 10 million owners of General Motors vehicles with faulty ignition switches that can cause unintended key rotation won’t be eligible for any sort of compensation from lawyer Kenneth Feinberg’s uncapped compensation fund, according to Fortune. Feinberg ... [Published Autospies - Aug 25 2014]
First reported Aug 23 2014 - Updated Aug 23 2014 - 1 reports

GM lawyers questioned by federal prosecutors over recalls

US federal prosecutors had learned that lawyers for General Motors Co were present at key meetings during which information about problems with some of its vehicles were discussed, Reuters reported citing a source close to the investigation said.The prosecutors ... [Published domain-b - Aug 23 2014]
First reported Aug 22 2014 - Updated Aug 22 2014 - 1 reports

Texas Lawyer Sues GM on Behalf of 658 Plaintiffs

A Texas lawyer has filed a lawsuit against General Motors on behalf of 658 people who were injured or killed in crashes allegedly caused by faulty ignition switches.The lawsuit filed Tuesday in U.S. District Court in Manhattan in New York City names 29 ... [Published Autobody News - Aug 22 2014]
First reported Aug 08 2014 - Updated Aug 09 2014 - 9 reports

GM Ignition Switch Fund Receives 63 Death Claims

General Motors has received 63 death claims related to faulty ignition switches.(Reuters)Kenneth Feinberg, the lawyer overseeing a General Motors fund set up to pay victims of accidents caused by defective ignition switches in GM cars, has received claims ... [Published International Business Times UK - Aug 09 2014]
First reported Aug 02 2014 - Updated Aug 02 2014 - 2 reports

Feinberg: We are not adversarial, trying to get money to eligible claimants

Kenneth Feinberg on the GM compensation fund ... [Published FOXBusiness.com - Aug 02 2014]
First reported Jul 31 2014 - Updated Aug 01 2014 - 6 reports

GM expects hundreds of claims over faulty switch

General Motors has adopted a BP-style programme to deal with its compensation claims as a result of a faulty ignition switch on its cars. General Motors is expecting several hundred claims to be files as it launches its compensation programme of $400 ... [Published The Global Legal Post - Aug 01 2014]
First reported Jul 30 2014 - Updated Jul 31 2014 - 4 reports

Lawyer Sues GM on Behalf of 658 Plaintiffs

A Texas lawyer has filed a lawsuit against General Motors on behalf of 658 people who were injured or killed in crashes allegedly caused by faulty ignition switches.The lawsuit filed Tuesday in U.S. District Court in Manhattan in New York City names 29 ... [Published ABC News - Jul 30 2014]

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"We will make sure compensation is generous," Feinberg said before a Senate hearing last month. "contributory negligence attributed to the driver of the vehicle e g. intoxication, speeding, is irrelevant; the new program will not examine or evaluate any such contributory negligence" according to the fund's web site
"There's nobody I know who enjoys his work more than Justice Breyer," Feinberg says. "i think he will stay onon that court as long as he's capable of doing the work."

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GM Ignition Compensation Fund Received 100 Deat... [Published Auto Evolution - Aug 26 2014]
GM receives 100 death claims for ignition-switc... [Published Leftlane - Aug 25 2014]
GM Compensation Funds Only Available For First ... [Published Autospies - Aug 25 2014]
GM lawyers questioned by federal prosecutors ov... [Published domain-b - Aug 23 2014]
Texas Lawyer Sues GM on Behalf of 658 Plaintiffs [Published Autobody News - Aug 22 2014]
GM may be ignoring some victims of faulty ignit... [Published Fortune - Aug 21 2014]
GM ignition switch fund gets 63 death case claims [Published The Guardian Nigeria - Aug 15 2014]
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General Motors (GM) Shares Gain despite 63 Deat... [Published Zacks.com - Aug 12 2014]
GM Ignition Compensation Fund Received 135 Appl... [Published Auto Evolution - Aug 12 2014]
GM receives 65 compensation claims for ignition... [Published Leftlane - Aug 11 2014]
GM ignition switch victims’ fund gets 63 death ... [Published Inautonews - Aug 11 2014]
GM victims' fund gets 63 death claims in first ... [Published Advisen FPN - Aug 11 2014]
GM loses bid to throw out ignition suit [Published Qatar Peninsula - Aug 10 2014]
GM Ignition Switch Fund Receives 63 Death Claims [Published International Business Times UK - Aug 09 2014]
GM Receives 125 Claims Over Faulty Ignition Swi... [Published Bidness Etc - Aug 09 2014]
GM compensation fund fields claims in 63 deaths [Published Columbus Dispatch - Aug 09 2014]
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NEW YORK — A program to compensate victims of crashes linked to a faulty ignition switch in General Motors vehicles has received claims for 107 deaths as of Tuesday, according to a spokeswoman for the lawyer overseeing the program. Amy Weiss, a spokeswoman ...
GM Ignition-switch Fund Receives Claims For Mor... [Published Clusterstock - Aug 26 2014]
By Jessica Dye NEW YORK (Reuters) - A program to compensate victims of crashes linked to a faulty ignition switch in General Motors vehicles has received claims for 107 deaths as of Tuesday, according to a spokeswoman for the lawyer overseeing the ...
GM Ignition Switch Fund Gets 63 Death Case Clai... [Published Clusterstock - Aug 09 2014]
(Reuters) - The lawyer overseeing a General Motors Co fund set up to compensate victims of accidents caused by faulty ignition switches in its cars has received claims for 63 deaths cases, the Associated Press reported, citing a spokeswoman for the ...
Feinberg: We are not adversarial, trying to get... [Published FOX Business - Video - Aug 02 2014]
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