After a federal judge declined to issue a “park it now” order to General Motors, lawyers representing the families of GM recall victims are now attempting to convince the federal government to do so.
The lawyers, victims and their families are preparing to submit a petition to the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration (NHTSA) asking the agency to order GM to park all 2.6 million vehicles that are part of the faulty ignition switch recall.
“We were disappointed with the court’s decision in this matter,” said Thomas Henry, a Texas-based attorney involved in the case, in a release. “We have hundreds of clients who experienced this fatal defect firsthand, some who were injured in accidents after the recall notice was issued. We have also been hired by numerous families who lost loved ones and individuals who were seriously injured since the ‘Park It’ litigation began.” (more…)