A ‘runoff’ policy purchased after filing is a continuation of a pre-bankruptcy policy, district judge says.
Some lower courts don’t allow chapter 13 plan payments after five years, but two circuits do.
A debtor collector’s knowledge or intent aren’t elements of a claim under the FDCPA.
New judge on the Sixth Circuit raises a host of questions about the requisites of standing in bankruptcy court.
Bankruptcy Judge Lloyd limits a recent Sixth Circuit opinion to its facts in holding that a bank was not liable to pay professional fees from a cash collateral carveout.
Are there two tests for the existence of a claim, one test for claims against the debtor and another test for claims by the debtor?
A failure to distinguish between res judicata and collateral estoppel turned out to be costly.
Sanctions weren’t justified for attempting to collect a time-barred tax claim.
Sixth Circuit distinguishes between a trustee’s powers as a bona fide purchaser compared to a hypothetical judicial lienholder.
A creditor must attempt to stop a state court from violating the stay, the Sixth Circuit BAP holds.