General Motors Co. is facing class action lawsuits over its handling of a recall of defective ignition switches in 1.6 million cars worldwide.
Around 235,000 of those cars were sold in Canada, CBC reported. Two Canadian law firms – Merchant Law Group L.L.P. and Sutts, Strosberg L.L.P. – are seeking to represent and compensate Canadians who owned the affected vehicles. Merchant Law Group has filed claims in Ontario, Quebec and Saskatchewan against the automaker.