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Lydon v. T&N Limited

Citation: 
United States Court of Appeals for the First Circuit, No. 14-1281, February 11, 2015
Ruling: 
Affirming the ruling of the district court, the First Circuit determined that the plain language of a confirmed chapter 11 Plan, which created a litigation trust to which individual asbestos claims were assigned, compelled the conclusion that all such claims ...
Judge(s): 
Lynch, Stahl and Kayatta
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Eugenio v. Continental Pacific, LLC (In re Eugenio)

Citation: 
Ninth Circuit Bankruptcy Appellate Panel, No. HI-13-1459-KuJuKi (February 5, 2015)
Ruling: 
Order affirming ruling denying motion for reconsideration pursuant to FRCP 60(b) and FRBP 9024 of order granting summary judgment. The BAP rejected arguments that the proceeding was improperly removed from state court and that the state court's prior ruling ...
Judge(s): 
Kurtz, Jury and Kirscher
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In re Royal Manor Management

Citation: 
15 FED App. 0002P; Docket Nos. 13-8054; 14-8018
Ruling: 
The Bankruptcy Appellate Panel (BAP) affirms the Bankruptcy Court for the Northern District of Ohio, which a) imposed sanctions of $207,004 against a creditor's counsel; b) denied a motion to recuse; c) allowed retention of special counsel to collect the ...
Judge(s): 
Harrison, Humphrey and Preston; opinion by Humphrey
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Ludvigsen v. Osborne

Citation: 
Ludvigsen v. Osborne, BAP No. MB 14-039 (B.A.P. 1st Cir. Jan. 16, 2015)
Ruling: 
The Bankruptcy Appellate Panel REVERSED and REMANDED the matter to the bankruptcy court as the bankruptcy court abused its discretion in declining to reopen the chapter 7 case when it declined to consider the merits of any lien avoidance motion ...
Judge(s): 
Deasy, Kornreich, and Finkle
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Andrews v. McCarron

Citation: 
No. 14-1422-bk (2nd Cir. February 11, 2015) (Summary Order)
Ruling: 
In Summary Order, with no precedential effect, the Court held that individual debtors were collaterally estopped in the context of non-dischargeablity litigation in bankruptcy from relitigating whether their conduct underlying a judgment obtained against them in a different court prior ...
Judge(s): 
Barrington D. Parker, Peter W. Hall, and Debra Ann Livingston, Circuit Judges
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