Bloomberg Law
March 20, 2023, 6:08 PM

Ex-Westinghouse Worker Loses Latest Bid to Save Age Bias Claim

Patrick Dorrian
Patrick Dorrian

A former Westinghouse Electric Co. employee who was fired after the company’s bankruptcy reorganization was approved was properly barred from filing a late claim for age bias, a New York federal judge ruled.

The decision by the US District Court for the Southern District of New York, which affirmed a bankruptcy judge’s ruling, illustrates that a party can make a case dispositive mistake even on an issue of law that’s unsettled.

After he was fired, Timothy Ellis didn’t seek leave to file a late administrative expense claim in the bankruptcy against W Wind Down Co., the entity into which the ...

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