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GM’s Defective Cars and Product Liability: according to NHTSA FARS database, 303 people died in a car accident after the airbag failed to deploy on two GM models that were recalled last month

General-Motors-Ignition-Switch.jpgAs GM is facing multiple product liability lawsuits related to the defective ignition switch and the late recall of several of its models, the Center for Auto Safety, a private watchdog group in Washington just published a review that questions the efficiency of the NHTSA in detecting the problem.
According to the review , “the examination of NHTSA’s Fatal Analysis Reporting System (FARS) reveals 303 deaths of front seat occupants in the recalled 2005-07 Cobalts and 2003-07 Ions where the airbag failed to deploy in non-rear impact crashes”.

Read more in the New York Times