High Court Won't Hear Appeal Over GM Life Insurance Cuts

Law360, New York (April 7, 2014, 1:04 PM EDT) -- The U.S. Supreme Court on Monday declined to revive a putative class action by former General Motors Co. employees that claimed Metropolitan Life Insurance Co. improperly reduced their life insurance benefits after the automaker's 2009 bankruptcy.

Filed in January, the petition sought to overturn a September decision by the Sixth Circuit affirming a lower court's dismissal of the suit alleging the insurance provider had sent the former employees a series of letters stating that their life insurance policies would remain in effect and unchanged for the...
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