GM Ignition Class Action

Merchant Law Group LLP has announced class action litigation in respect of approximately 236,000 GM vehicles in Canada, alleging that these vehicles suffer from a design defect which puts drivers at risk of the ignition switch moving from the “ON” position to the “OFF” position while driving, resulting in amongst other things:

  1. loss of electrical power
  2. loss of power-steering function
  3. loss of electrical brake-assisting
  4. loss of air-bag function

Affected Models may include:

  • 2005-09 Buick Lacrosse
  • 2006-11 Buick Lucerne
  • 2004-05 Buick Regal LS & GS
  • 2003-14 Cadillac CTS
  • 2000-05 Cadillac Deville
  • 2004-11 Cadillac DTS
  • 2004-06 Cadillac SRX
  • 2005-10 Chevrolet Cobalt
  • 2006-11 Chevrolet HHR
  • 2000-14 Chevrolet Impala
  • 1997-05 Chevrolet Malibu
  • 2000-08 Chevrolet Monte Carlo
  • 1999-2004 Oldsmobile Alero
  • 1998-2002 Oldsmobile Intrigue
  • 2005-10 Pontiac G5
  • 1999-2005 Pontiac Grand Am
  • 2004-08 Pontiac Grand Prix
  • 2005-2006 Pontiac Pursuit
  • 2006-10 Pontiac Solstice
  • 2003-10 Saturn ION
  • 2007-10 Saturn Sky

The class action seeks compensation for affected GM vehicle owners or lessees due to the safety defect. The class actions will seek financial compensation or benefits for affected Canadians who own or lease one of the defective vehicles in question. Please note, joining our contact list for the GM Ignition Class Action creates no financial obligation for you and your information will be kept confidential. (If you have previously joined our contact list for this class action and your address or other contact information has changed, you may update your contact information on our list by completing the form below.)

Recours collectif concernant le système d’allumage des véhicules GM

Ce recours collectif demandera la compensation financière pour tous les Canadiens touchés qui sont propriétaires ou louent un des modèles GM ci-dessus.

Veuillez noter que joindre notre liste de contacts pour le recours collectif – système d’allumage GM ne crée aucune obligation financière pour vous et vos informations resteront confidentielles.

POUR LE SERVICE EN FRANÇAIS AU SUJET DE CE RECOURS COLLECTIF (OU D’AUTRES RECOURS POTENTIELS), S.V.P. REMPLIR LE FORMULAIRE CI-DESSOUS OU CONTACTER NOTRE BUREAU DE MONTRÉAL: MONTREAL@MERCHANTLAW.COM.

Merchant Law Group LLP has 10 offices across Canada, with lawyers practising law in six provinces. Merchant Law Group LLP and Tony Merchant, Q.C. are well known for pursuing class action lawsuits in Canada including litigation regarding Winners/HomeSense, Various Cellular Phone Fees, BCE Dividends, GM Gasket Manifolds, Hip Implants, Lead Paint in Toys (and similar consumer products), Maple Leaf, Celebrex/Bextra, Vioxx, Sony, Residential Schools and various other cases. Tony Merchant, Q.C. is known to be one of Canada’s most active litigators with more than 600 reported cases in leading Caselaw Journals, having argued thousands of cases before the Canadian and American Courts, in Trial and Administrative Courts, and the Courts of Appeal of various American and Canadian jurisdictions, the Federal Court of Canada, and the Supreme Court of Canada. Tony Merchant, Q.C., has a long history in pursuing public policy cases and is a former Member of the Legislative Assembly (M.L.A.)

The class actions will seek financial compensation or benefits for affected Canadians who own or lease one of the defective vehicles in question. Please note, joining our contact list for the GM Ignition Class Action creates no financial obligation for you and your information will be kept confidential. (If you have previously joined our contact list for this class action and your address or other contact information has changed, you may update your contact information on our list by completing the form below.)

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