It is very unusual for a case to take 8 years to get to Court. The most congested calendars in New York State, including the Bronx, would still not take 8 years for a case to get to Court. My recommendation would be to call your attorney and schedule an appointment to find out the status of your...Read more »
If the case was filed in New York, it must be filed with the local County clerk. Thus, for example, if your case was filed in Brooklyn, you would search the records of the Kings County Clerk's office to obtain copies of any filed papers.
If GM has judgments against it such as tax liens or previously entered judgments against the company which have not yet been paid, they would take precedence over any judgment you obtain against GM in the future. However, usually verdicts in product liability cases are covered by general liability...Read more »
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