The 7th Circuit Court of Appeals has revived a bankruptcy collections dispute, remanding the case to resolve a trustee’s petition to recover funds paid to a creditor. In doing so, the appellate court overturned a 39-year-old precedent.
Notre Dame Law School Dean Marcus Cole and John Hauber, Chapter 13 Trustee for the Indiana Southern District, will be among the 39 new fellows inducted into the American College of Bankruptcy in March 2023.
Filings for bankruptcy protection are continuing to drop nationwide, with personal and business bankruptcy filings falling 11.7% for the 12-month period ending Sept. 30.
The sale and distribution of alcohol — or lack thereof — sat squarely in the middle of a legal battle fought between the product’s manufacturer and distributors, with the Court of Appeals of Indiana ruling for the beverage producer.
The Court of Appeals of Indiana has reversed a decision against the now-bankrupt Celadon Group, forcing a trucking company that tried to purchase certain assets from the Indianapolis-based business to refile its complaint in the state of Delaware.
A bankruptcy judge on Thursday approved a $2.46 billion reorganization plan proposed by the Boy Scouts of America, which would allow it to keep operating while compensating tens of thousands of men who say they were sexually abused as children while involved in Scouting.
Indianapolis-based Aearo Technologies LLC’s recent bankruptcy filing won’t shield its corporate parent 3M Co. from the massive flood of product-liability lawsuits over Aeros’ military earplugs, a judge has ruled.
7th Circuit affirms insurance co. must pay USA Gymnastics ‘reasonable and necessary’ fees incurred from Nassar-related claims
An insurance company that balked at representing USA Gymnastics against lawsuits stemming from Larry Nassar’s sexual abuse of hundreds of female athletes has failed in its challenge to an order that it pay significant fees to the Indianapolis-based athletic organization.
Even as Americans are paying more at the gas pump and grocery checkout, filings for bankruptcy protection have continued to decline, dropping 17.7% nationally and 19.1% in the 7th Circuit for the year ending June 30, 2022.
A Fishers man is facing a tangle of legal issues related to accusations that he was involved in the nationwide sale of more than $230 million in questionable financial products.
A $435,000 arbitration award was a money judgment that is subject to discharge in a bankruptcy case, the 7th Circuit Court of Appeals ruled in a dispute between ex-spouses.
Bankruptcy filings fell again in 2021, dropping 24% nationwide, according to newly released data from the Administrative Office of the U.S. Courts.
A collections company’s compliance procedures were reasonable and met the requirements of the Fair Credit Reporting Act in its pursuit of collecting from an Indiana woman, the 7th Circuit Court of Appeals has ruled.
The legal wrangling between Indianapolis-based USA Gymnastics and the victims of sexual abuse by former national team doctor Larry Nassar, among others, is over. The fight for substantive change within the sport’s national governing body is just beginning.
Bankruptcy filings are continuing to plunge, falling nearly 30% for the 12-month period that ended Sept. 30. But the downward trend could be the calm before the storm.
Victims of Indianapolis businessman Tim Durham, who was convicted in 2012 of running a Ponzi that defrauded investors out of $200 million, have hit another roadblock after the 6th Circuit Court of Appeals rejected an attempt to recoup some of their losses.
Comments are requested by the federal judiciary from members of the public, judiciary and legal community on a set of proposed interim regulations for bankruptcy trustee payments.
Indianapolis-based USA Gymnastics could be near the final stages of the legal fallout of the Larry Nassar sexual abuse scandal.
Bankruptcy filings took a nosedive over the past year that resulted in the lowest number of 12-month filings since 1985, the Administrative Office of the U.S. Courts announced Wednesday.
More than a dozen states have dropped their longstanding objections to OxyContin maker Purdue Pharma’s reorganization plan, edging the company closer to resolving its bankruptcy case and transforming itself into a new entity that helps combat the U.S. opioid epidemic through its own profits.