May 3, 2023
The bankruptcy judge only gave nondebtor J&J companies a more limited stay in the second LTL chapter 11 case.
October 11, 2022
In spreading the automatic stay, the bankruptcy court again employed the traditional analysis without recognition that the non-debtors are solvent.
March 1, 2022
Judge in New Jersey explains why chapter 11 is the best alternative for a large company to deal with mass torts.
January 26, 2022
Decisions by the U.S. Trustee are subject to judicial review, Judge Kaplan says.
December 30, 2021
New Jersey judge says that professionals may not be able to limit liability when malpractice is more than mere negligence.
September 14, 2021
On a question where the courts are split, a New Jersey bankruptcy judge allowed the chapter 13 debtor to retain a $100,000 increase in value when he sold his home.
July 9, 2021
Courts are split on whether a debtor may amend a chapter 13 plan to cure post-petition defaults on a principal residence.
November 16, 2020
Before paying up front for a lifetime club membership, read the fine print and consult a lawyer.
October 1, 2020
An obligation can be penal in nature, and thus nondischargeable, even though it’s measured by pecuniary loss.
October 21, 2019
Negotiating a prepackaged asbestos plan and having been paid by the debtor does not disqualify a future claimants’ representative under the disinterestedness standard.