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In re Sneed Shipbuilding, Inc.
United States Fifth Circuit
Bankruptcy Law
Affirmed the dismissal of an appeal in a matter concerning the bankruptcy of a shipbuilding company. The bankruptcy court's approval of the sale of...
02/05/2019 18-40350
In re Ondova Limited Co.
United States Fifth Circuit
Bankruptcy Law
Held that bankruptcy trustees are entitled to qualified immunity for personal harms caused by actions that, while not pursuant to a court order, fall...
02/04/2019 18-10182
In re Calvert
United States Seventh Circuit
Bankruptcy Law, Labor & Employment Law
Held that the sole owner of an electrical contracting company could discharge a debt in bankruptcy. The National Labor Relations Board had ordered him...
01/22/2019 17-1895
In re Ultra Petroleum Corp.
United States Fifth Circuit
Oil and Gas Law, Bankruptcy Law
Held that energy companies emerging from bankruptcy did not have to pay certain creditors a contractual make-whole amount, even though the companies...
01/17/2019 17-20793
The PACA Trust Creditors v. Genecco Produce Inc.
United States Second Circuit
Bankruptcy Law, Agriculture
Affirmed a judgment in a dispute between two creditors of an agricultural produce company that filed for Chapter 7 bankruptcy. One of the creditors...
01/09/2019 17‐1949-cv
In re Buccaneer Resources LLC
United States Fifth Circuit
Bankruptcy Law, Civil Procedure, Labor & Employment Law
Held that a fired chief executive officer could sue the company's secured creditor in state court. Affirmed that his tortious interference claim...
01/04/2019 18-40003
Easley v. Collection Service of Nevada
United States Ninth Circuit
Bankruptcy Law, Attorney's Fees
Held that a bankruptcy debtor who sought damages for willful violation of the automatic stay was entitled to attorney fees on appeal. When an appeal...
12/20/2018 17-16506
In re City of Stockton
United States Ninth Circuit
Bankruptcy Law
In a case involving the City of Stockton's municipal bankruptcy, dismissed an appeal filed by a person who objected to confirmation of the city's...
12/10/2018 14-17269
Wilson v. Rigby
United States Ninth Circuit
Bankruptcy Law
Held that a Chapter 7 debtor was not allowed to amend a bankruptcy schedule to reflect a post-petition increase in the value of property that was the...
11/27/2018 17-35716
In re Marriage of Vaughn
California Court of Appeal
Bankruptcy Law, Family Law
In a Chapter 7 bankruptcy case, held that when the nature of a debt is such that its discharge will directly and adversely impact the finances of the...
11/27/2018 B286871

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