Attorney Kenneth Feinberg, who was hired by GM to compensate victims, updated the totals Monday.
At least 36 people have died and 44 have been seriously injured in crashes involving General Motors cars with defective ignition switches.
A report raises serious questions about the NTSA’s ability to keep the public safe.
Nineteen compensation claims have been approved for deaths related to GM ignition switch recall, Twelve injury claims have been approved.
In the service bays of Mauer Chevrolet, auto mechanics are busy swapping out the small parts that caused a huge problem. “We get a half dozen to a dozen every day,” operations director, Norm Kordell, said.
Lawmakers put Barra on the spot, telling the CEO she should have fired GM’s corporate counsel, Michael Millikin, based on the conclusions of an internal report.
General Motors is recalling at least 7.6 million more vehicles dating back to 1997 to fix faulty ignition switches as the company’s safety crisis continues to grow.