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GM expands ignition recall to include another defect it concealed

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Her company's legal strategy, however, belies her public posture. GM has reportedly used hardball tactics in an attempt to intimidate relatives of crash victims from suing the company.

A federal judge in Corpus Christie, Texas is preparing to rule on a suit filed by Chevrolet Cobalt owners Charles and Grace Silvas asking for an injunction to force GM to tell owners of recalled cars to take them off the road until the repairs have been made. In a filing in the case, GM has not only argued against the motion, it has asked the judge to require the plaintiffs to post a security bond to pay for damages to the corporation if it is ultimately found to have been wrongfully compelled to park the cars.

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