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GM, Delphi Win Delay of Four Texas Customer Injury Suits

May 23 (Bloomberg) -- General Motors Co. and Delphi Automotive Systems LLC won a delay of four lawsuits by Texas customers over accidents in recalled cars as a panel of judges granted the companies’ emergency request.

The companies sought to postpone court proceedings until a panel of judges decides whether to combine similar suits into one, asking for rulings both by a trial court and a so-called multidistrict legislation panel in Texas. Only two of the four customer groups had agreed to wait, the companies said.

The panel yesterday stopped the suits by customers who opposed waiting, according to a filing in Texas Supreme court.

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