|Death toll from GM ignition switches now at 23|
|News - St Augustine Area & St Johns County|
DETROIT — At least 23 people have died and 16 people have been seriously injured in crashes involving General Motors cars with defective ignition switches.
Attorney Kenneth Feinberg, who was hired by GM to compensate victims, updated the totals in an Internet posting Monday.
Feinberg says he has received 153 death claims since August. Of those, 23 have been deemed eligible for compensation payments, up from 21 last week.
Sixteen of the 714 injury claimants have also received compensation offers.
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