3rd Circuit Panel Affirms Summary Judgment For GM In Suit Over QDRO

Mealey's (August 5, 2016, 12:54 PM EDT) -- PHILADELPHIA — A panel of the Third Circuit U.S. Court of Appeals on Aug. 2 affirmed the grant of summary judgment to General Motors Corp. in a lawsuit alleging that GM unlawfully circumvented the Employment Retirement Income Security Act and the Pension Protection Act with its denial of a woman’s Qualified Domestic Relations Order (QDRO) because the claims are time-barred and without merit (Marva Jane Richardson-Roy v. Abigail Johnson, et al., No. 15-1914, 3rd Cir.; 2016 U.S. App. LEXIS 14051). (Per curiam opinion available. Document #54-160810-044Z.)...
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