Tag: #Bankruptcy

Boy Scouts of Am. Century Indem. Co.

This appeal centered around Section 327(a) of the Bankruptcy Code and the rules of professional conduct. The case involved the Boy Scouts, its insurer, its insurer’s reinsurer, and other multiple

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In re Szczyporski

This appeal involved the interaction of two federal laws: the Patient Protection and Affordable Care Act (ACA) and the Bankruptcy Code. The Third Circuit held that the ACA’s shared responsibility

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In re W.R. Grace & Co.

Section 524(g) enables bankruptcy courts handling asbestos-related companies’ cases to establish a trust for future claimants against the debtor company as part of the debtor company’s reorganization plan. Through the

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In re Aleckna

Student debt and sour grapes are the topics of this Third Circuit opinion. When Aleckna filed for Chapter 13 bankruptcy, she had completed her coursework but still owed California Coast

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Ellis v. Westinghouse Elec. Co., LLC

Dates matter in bankruptcy proceedings. Ellis worked for Westinghouse. About two months after the New York Bankruptcy Court confirmed Westinghouse’s Chapter 11 plan of reorganization (“the Plan”), Westinghouse terminated Ellis’s

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In re LTC Holdings, Inc.

The Department of Defense awarded a general contracting firm the contract to construct the National Police Command Center in Afghanistan. As is typically required in government contracts, the general contractor

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Bisbing v. Bisbing

After a divorce and child custody action, the trial court awarded attorney’s fees in favor of the defendant. The plaintiff soon thereafter filed two bankruptcy petitions. Both bankruptcy petitions were

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In re Venoco LLC

In Central Va. Cmty. Coll. v. Katz, 546 U.S. 356 (2006), the U.S. Supreme Court held that, by ratifying the Bankruptcy Clause of the U.S. Constitution, states waived their sovereign

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In re Weinstein Co. Holdings LLC

The Third Circuit issued two nearly identically captioned opinions — In re Weinstein Co. Holdings LLC — in which the Court dealt with issues revolving around Harvey Weinstein’s bankruptcy proceedings.

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