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General Motors offered nearly $595 million to surviving families of those killed and to 275 people injured in crashes that an independent compensation fund determined were caused by defective ignition switches in small cars built in the middle of last decade.

Slightly more than 90% of those offers were accepted, according the final report of the GM Ignition Compensation Claims Resolution Facility. The staff, led by well-known disaster compensation expert Kenneth Feinberg, reviewed 4,343 claims filed after Aug. 1, 2014.

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