Justices debate creditor collusion, role of settlements in bankruptcy cases

Dec 9, 2016 By: Donna Higgins

Attorneys for a trucking company and its former drivers who were left out of a deal that resolved the firm’s bankruptcy case squared off Dec. 7 before the justices of the U.S. Supreme Court, who asked about the role of settlements in bankruptcy cases and the threat of collusion among creditors.

Brother of punk band’s co-founder can discharge defamation judgment

Nov 4, 2016 By: Donna Higgins

The brother of the deceased co-founder of a 1990s punk group can discharge a defamation judgment against him stemming from a message posted on MySpace about an attorney’s handling of his brother’s probate estate, a Pennsylvania bankruptcy judge has ruled.

Chapter 7 debtor ‘grossly overpaid’ for huge diamond, court finds

Oct 14, 2016 By: Donna Higgins

Diamonds may be a girl’s best friend, but for one bankrupt Texas firm a 6.32-carat jewel dubbed the Pink Diamond proved to

Court won’t ground Republic Airways deal with Delta

May 17, 2016 By: Donna Higgins

A settlement between bankrupt Republic Airways Holdings and its marketing partner Delta Air Lines that restructures their business relationship and resolves a

Westlaw Journals weekly round-up

Oct 29, 2015 By: Melissa Sachs

This week some highlights from the Westlaw Journal blog include a settlement over $20 million Lehman Brothers note and a brief to the U.S. Supreme Court asking for clarification on two key bankruptcy issues.

Westlaw Journals weekly round-up

Jul 30, 2015 By: Melissa Sachs

This week some highlights from the Westlaw Journal blog include stories about a Supreme Court petition to protect cemetery maintenance funds and a lawsuit against a “miracle” weight-loss pill.

Westlaw Journals weekly round-up

Jul 23, 2015 By: Melissa Sachs

This week’s highlights from the Westlaw Journal blog include stories about Borders gift card holders petition to the U.S. Supreme Court and

Westlaw Journals weekly round-up

Jun 3, 2015 By: Melissa Sachs

This week some highlights from the Westlaw Journal blog include stories about bankruptcy courts’ jurisdictional powers, Aaron Hernandez’s insurer denies it owes

Westlaw Journals weekly round-up

Apr 15, 2015 By: Melissa Sachs

This week some highlights from the Westlaw Journal blog include a suit over erroneous jury instructions in an airplane bomb threat case

Bankrupt Trump trademark licensee loses license. Quality control at issue

Apr 1, 2015 By: Lisa M. Brownlee

Bankrupt Trump trademark licensee loses license. Quality control at issue

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