Plaintiff suits against automakers stall out

Chrysler sale, GM bankruptcy leave personal injury plaintiffs in the dust.

, The National Law Journal

As Chrysler and GM dispose of billions of dollars in assets and debts, plaintiffs in potentially thousands of death and injury claims will either be out of luck or will face near insurmountable obstacles to success. When both auto companies emerge from bankruptcy, they are expected to do so "free and clear" of all pending and future claims and interests in all property sold prebankruptcy.

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