USPS Can’t Be Sued Over Delayed Wedding Invitations, Judge Says

A couple who say their wedding was disrupted because the U.S. Postal Service didn’t tell them their wedding invitations needed extra postage lacked legal grounds to sue the agency, a U.S. judge has ruled.

Western District Judge Richard Arcara on Friday dismissed the claim filed by pro se plaintiffs Jacquelyn and Christopher Lombardi of Buffalo.

U.S. POSTAL SERVICE WEDDING CAKE STAMPThe couple claimed that because none of the postage on the invitations they mailed on Aug. 10, 2015 was sufficient, many were returned and had to be remailed, with guests receiving them too late.

The couple also complained in Lombardi v. United States Postal Service, 15-cv-1047-A, that some invitations were not received at all before the Sept. 26, 2015, wedding. The judge noted that some people who did not receive invitations were “offended.”

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