Judge Gives Late Filers Shot At Claim Against Old GM

Law360, New York (February 3, 2011, 4:01 PM EST) -- A bankruptcy judge Thursday gave two late-filing product liability plaintiffs a shot at preserving a claim against the bankrupt remains of General Motors Corp., allowing the claimants the possibility of an evidentiary hearing on whether they were given proper notice.

Judge Robert E. Gerber of the U.S. Bankruptcy Court for the Southern District of New York told lawyers for GM's bankruptcy shell, Motors Liquidation Co., and plaintiffs Judd Wiesjahn and Annalisa Sand that he would welcome a hearing on whether they were properly informed of the...
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