06/26/2009 05:12 am ET | Updated May 25, 2011

GM Pushes Crash Victims To Settle For Pennies

They ain't too proud to beg for billions, but when it comes to compensating two Long Island girls critically injured in a horrific head-on crash, General Motors officials are telling the kids' family to settle for "pennies" -- or get nothing at all when the auto giant goes belly up, court papers show.

The girls -- one of whom is now a quadriplegic -- likely face a lifetime of medical bills.

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