New York Federal Judge Won’t Allow Reference Withdrawal

(September 4, 2015, 9:53 AM EDT) -- NEW YORK — Efforts by multidistrict litigation plaintiffs and two states to have the New York federal judge overseeing the General Motors ignition switch MDL weigh in on a bankruptcy court’s holding that an asset sale bars some personal injury and wrongful death claims were unsuccessful Aug. 27 (In re: Motors Liquidation Company, No. 15-cv-4685, -5056, S.D. N.Y.).

(Decision available. Document #77-150909-016Z.)

According to U.S. Judge Jesse M. Furman of the Southern District of New York, the State of Arizona, the State of California and the...
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