GM Ignition Switch

Brown & Dee v. General Motors of Canada et al

Nova Scotia Supreme Court File: Hfx No. 427140

Wagners commenced a proposed class action on behalf of individuals who owned a General Motors manufactured vehicle with a defective ignition switch following several safety recalls. The action was filed on May 9, 2014 in the Supreme Court of Nova Scotia in Halifax.

Vehicles affected by the ignition switch problems include:

PONTIAC G5 2007-2010
SATURN ION 2003-2007
SATURN SKY 2007-2009

Updates & Latest Developments

There is a national class action being actively by Rochon Genova, a law firm in Toronto, regarding the GM ignition switch. Given that this action is at a more advanced stage than the action filed in Nova Scotia, Wagners is no longer actively advancing the Nova Scotia action unless circumstances change. Therefore, if you are interested in a class action concerning the GM ignition switch, you should directly contact the firm of Rochon Genova at the below-noted contact information:

Jon Sloan
Rochon Genova LLP
121 Richmond Street West, Suite 900
Toronto, Ontario M5H 2K1
416-548-9874 / 800-462-3864
Email: [email protected]

We have been advised by class counsel in Ontario that they have filed their motion record seeking certification of the proceeding as a class action with the Ontario Superior Court of Justice. At this time the Court has yet to schedule dates for the certification motion.

We will update our website once dates for the certification motion have been scheduled.

Please do not hesitate to contact us if you have any questions concerning the GM Ignition Switch class action by phoning or emailing us at [email protected].

The parties are preparing for a certification hearing in Ontario, on behalf of a national class. No date has been scheduled yet.