A disability discrimination suit against Northwest Airlines was not discharged by the company’s bankruptcy, the 8th Circuit has ruled in reversing judgment.
A law firm couldn’t be ordered to disgorge its retainer for the purpose of paying the administrative expenses in its client’s bankruptcy case, the 6th Circuit Bankruptcy Appellate Panel has ruled in reversing judgment.
Bankruptcy filings for the 12-month period ending March 31, 2011 rose slightly when compared to filings for the previous year, according to statistics released by the Administrative Office of the U.S. Courts.
WASHINGTON – A House committee has advanced legislation that would amend the Bankruptcy Code to offer new protections for employees and retirees of companies that file for Chapter 11 reorganization.
The Bankruptcy Code’s “statutory mootness” provision protects the finality of a sale of property held by debtors as tenants in common with non-debtors, the 6th Circuit has ruled in affirming a dismissal.
A bankruptcy court had jurisdiction to decide claims of legal malpractice relating to a debtor’s Chapter 11 case, the 2nd Circuit has ruled in affirming judgment.
A commercial tenant was obligated to pay a rent obligation in full after filing for bankruptcy, 8th Circuit has ruled.
An asbestos claim may have been discharged by the defendant’s bankruptcy – even though the plaintiff didn’t experience symptoms of mesothelioma until years later, the en banc 3rd Circuit has ruled.