Last Claims Tossed In Pension Suit V. El Paso

Law360, New York (January 23, 2009, 12:00 AM EST) -- A federal judge on Wednesday granted summary judgment in favor of El Paso Corp., throwing out two remaining claims after a putative class of workers accused the natural gas company of shortchanging them when it converted to a cash balance retirement plan.

A motion to reconsider a previous order throwing out other claims in the case, filed in the U.S. District Court for the District of Colorado, was also denied.

The court had previously dismissed several Employee Retirement Income Security Act-related claims, leaving pending an Age...
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