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GM announces compensation for victims
Families will be offered $1-million for the death of a victim, plus $300,000 for the surviving spouse, $300,000 for each surviving dependent.
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An attorney has announced, on behalf of General Motors, how the company will compensate victims of crashes caused by bad ignition switches going back to 2013. 

Families will be offered $1-million for the death of a victim, plus $300,000 for the surviving spouse, $300,000 for each surviving dependent. 

This will come into effect on August 1st.

The faulty switches are responsible for at least 54 crashes and 13 deaths, including a fatal accident in Quebec last year. 

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An attorney has announced, on behalf of General Motors, how the company will compensate victims of crashes caused by bad ignition switches going back to 2013. 

Families will be offered $1-million for the death of a victim, plus $300,000 for the surviving spouse, $300,000 for each surviving dependent. 

This will come into effect on August 1st.

The faulty switches are responsible for at least 54 crashes and 13 deaths, including a fatal accident in Quebec last year. 

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