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Bankruptcies could leave product liability victims with no recourse

Products liability victims from multiple states approached Congress this month for urgent help in light of the GM and Chrysler bankruptcies, which could leave individuals injured by a faulty product with no legal recourse against the car makers. Estimates indicate that 500-1000 serious injuries or wrongful deaths occur yearly due to cars with design or manufacturer defects. The rights to obtain justice following these injuries would be extinguished under the bankruptcy plans for GM or Chrysler.

To read more about the product liability victims affected by the bankruptcies.