$50,000 in punitive damages held excessive when actual damages were $1,500.
Simple mistake mushrooms into $50,000 in punitive damages for stay violation.
Evading payment of a debt is a valid use of chapter 7, Florida judge rules.
Georgia district judge confronts creditors who file claims based on stale debts.
Circuit court rules on grounds less favorable for the debtor than the district judge’s.
Eleventh Circuit allows the government on its own to shut down a health care provider in chapter 11.
Bankruptcy judge interprets ‘cause’ under Section 1329(c) as being debtor-centric.
Automatic stay is no safe harbor from suits under the False Claims Act.
Appeals court finds no ‘irreconcilable conflict’ between the FDCPA and the Bankruptcy Code.
Labor loses another appeal in the onslaught of energy bankruptcies.