A key in developing the ongoing General Motors ignition switch compensation program was developing a protocol in coordination with stakeholders, such as nonprofit groups and plaintiffs attorneys, says Kenneth R. Feinberg, who manages victims’ fund for GM. “Transparency is essential. Here are the rules. Anybody who feels they are victimized by a defective switch in a GM automobile, here are the rules posted online, available by mail available to anybody who wants to apply.”Read More »
The panel discussion was presented by the ABA House of Delegates Committee on Issues of Concern to the Profession on Aug. 11 during the ABA Annual Meeting. The committee is charged with identifying issues of interest and concern to the legal profession and finding ways to engage the delegates in an exchange of information with their constituents.