Florida Middle District
Florida judge finds no duty to investigate suspicions of fraud when even the auditors had been duped.
Supreme Court’s subsequent Epic decision casts doubt on opinions overriding arbitration agreements in the bankruptcy context.
Courts split on inclusion of life insurance proceeds in a chapter 13 estate.
Lender assessed the costs of chapter 11 for causing an unnecessary bankruptcy.
Florida judge allows fees for supplementing application with more detail.
A house that wasn’t a homestead on the filing date held eligible for the exemption.
Evading payment of a debt is a valid use of chapter 7, Florida judge rules.
Automatic stay is no safe harbor from suits under the False Claims Act.
Judge can’t save debtors from the consequences of their self-inflicted wounds.
Debtor-friendly FDCPA opinion gains traction beyond the Second Circuit.