6th Circ. Revives Bankrupt Ex-Worker's Wet Seal Bias Claim

Law360, Los Angeles (October 29, 2012, 3:38 PM EDT) -- The Sixth Circuit on Thursday reversed a district court’s decision to bar an ex-Wet Seal Retail Inc. employee’s age discrimination suit because she failed to list the claim on a bankruptcy petition, saying the lower court ignored whether she even had the power to bring the suit.

In a published opinion by a three-judge panel Thursday, the appellate court found that the question of legal standing was a threshold issue in the case, saying the district court should either dismiss the lawsuit without prejudice for lack...
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