Judge Encourages Plaintiff to Drop GM Ignition-Switch Lawsuit – Wall Street Journal

Posted: Friday, January 22, 2016

The hopes of people involved in hundreds of lawsuits against General Motors Co. over a defective ignition switch were dealt a setback Thursday when a federal judge advised a group of lawyers to drop the first such suit amid revelations about alleged fraud involving the plaintiff.

Judge Jesse Furman of the U.S. District Court in Manhattan said the case of Robert Scheuer, a mail carrier who alleges a faulty ignition switch disabled his…

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