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AIELLO v. PROVIDIAN FIN. CORP., 00-1864

The term "actual damages" under the Bankruptcy Code's automatic stay provision, 11 USC 362(h), was not intended to include damages for purely emotional injury.

Appellate Information

  • Argued 11/27/2000
  • Decided 02/06/2001
  • Published 02/06/2001

Judges

  • POSNER, Circuit Judge., Before BAUER, POSNER, and EASTERBROOK, Circuit Judges.

Court

  • United States Seventh Circuit

Counsel

  • For Appellant:
  • Daniel A. Edelman, James O. Latturner (argued), Edelman, Combs & Latturner, Chicago, IL, for Debtor-Appellant.

  • For Appellees:
  • Gary S. Caplan (argued), Sachnoff & Weaver, Chicago, IL, for Appellee.