General Motors en GM Sued Over Ignition Switch in Alabama Fatality A northwest Alabama man is suing General Motors, claiming his daughter's death was caused by an ignition switch that is the subject of a large recall. Steve Smith filed the suit Monday in Lauderdale County Circuit Court on behalf of his daughter, Aubrey Wallace Williams. The suit says the ignition in her 2006 Chevrolet Cobalt went out on Dec. 4, 2013, causing the vehicle to become uncontrollable. Her car crossed into the oncoming lane and hit an 18-wheeler log truck. She was killed instantly. GM spokesman Jim Cain says he can't comment on specific litigation. Tue, 25 Mar 2014 11:33:55 +0000 Associated Press 49004 at GM Sued Over Ignition Switch in Alabama Fatality GM Retirees Face Friday Pension Deadline Transcript <p>STEVE INSKEEP, HOST: <p>You've got to escape from your Escape.<p>Now, today is an important day for more than 40,000 salaried retirees of General Motors. They're facing a major financial decision. Fri, 20 Jul 2012 08:39:00 +0000 Tracy Samilton & National Public Radio 14882 at