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Plaintiff Fails To Prove Its Burden Under § 523(a)(6) and 523(a)(2)(A) To Establish Non-Dischargeability

January 10, 2020, Florida – Plaintiff Creal Dallas, LLC (“Creal”) sued Defendant-Debtor Asbel Viciedo (“Debtor”) objecting to the dischargeability of a debt under 11 U.S.C. §§ 523(a)(2)(A) and 523(a)(6). The Debtor owned and operated a business called “Only Used Trucks.” The corporate name of the business was Hammerhead Motors LLC …

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Pennsylvania Court – What May Constitute Property for Purposes of Entitlement to Due Process Protections Does Not, However, Govern Whether It is Property For Other Purposes Under State Law

January 4, 2020, Eastern District of Pennsylvania– On December 20, 2006, the Pennsylvania Gaming Control Board awarded one of two slot machine licenses to a Debtor. Due to unexpected delays and the inability to secure financial backing, the Debtor was not able to open its casino within one year, as …

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Chemical Giant LyondellBasell Accuses Brown Rudnick of an Allegedly Preemptive Blunder Costing Trust $300 Million

December 13, 2019, Southern District of New York – Earlier last week, Lyondell Chemical Co. bankruptcy Trustee, Mark E. Holliday initiated an action against Defendant Brown Rudnick LLP for legal malpractice in the litigation of a preference claim under Bankruptcy Code § 547(b) in Weisfelner v. Blavatnik (In re Lyondell Chemical …

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Dismissed For No Payment

November 4, 2019, Southern District of Texas – The Debtor is a company engaged in the business of operating, servicing and maintaining or drilling oil and gas wells and pipeline systems on a contract basis and in the course of such operation regularly and customarily enters into contracts with independent …

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First Circuit Rules in Favor of Bankruptcy Trustee in the Tuition Clawback Case

December 3, 2019, Connecticut– Between 2012 and 2014, Steven Palladino and Lori Palladino, (together, the “Palladinos” or “debtor parents”) paid approximately $64,000 in college tuition fees to Sacred Heart University, Inc. (the “Defendant”) for their 18-year-old daughter. Subsequently, the parents were convicted for fraud in operating a Ponzi scheme and …

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Trustee Initiates Lawsuits Against 40 Defendants in Woodside Management Bankruptcy Case

November 5, 2019, New York – Last week, John S. Pereira, as Chapter 7 Trustee for the estates Woodside Management, Inc., Tunnel Taxi Management, LLC, Downtown Taxi Management, LLC and 28th Street Management, Inc. (the “Debtors” ) initiated adversary proceedings against forty (40) defendants. The complaint alleges that the Defendant …

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More than 100 Adversary Proceedings Filed in M&G USA Corporation Bankruptcy

November 1, 2019, Delaware – Last month, Alan D. Halperin and Ankura Trust Company, as co-trustees (the “Trustees” or “Plaintiffs”) of the M & G Corporation Litigation Trust ( the “Trust”), initiated approx. (112) one hundred twelve complaints against numerous defendants to avoid and recover certain transfers made by Debtor …

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