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...
Judge(s):
Lynch, Stahl and Kayatta
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C.P. Hall Co. v. Columbia Casualty Co.

Citation:
C.P. Hall Co. v. Columbia Cas. Co., No. 13-1306, 2014 WL 1628119 (7th Cir. Apr. 24, 2014).
Ruling:
The Court held that an excess liability insurer lacked standing to object to a settlement between a debtor and one of its primary insurance coverage providers. The Court followed its precedent to...
Judge(s):
Posner, Flaum, Rovner
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In re W.R. Grace & Co., et al.

Citation:
No. 12-1521/2904 (Sept. 4, 2013) (Precedential)
Ruling:
Affirming the District Court's ruling, the Third Circuit Court of Appeals held: (a) Section 524(g) broadly encompasses all asbestos-related actions against the debtors, including claims for...
Judge(s):
Ambro, Fisher and Jordan
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Dow Corning Corp. v. Caffrey (In re Dow Corning Corp.)

Citation:
Dow Corning Corp v Caffrey, 6th Circuit, No. 12-1253 (July 29, 2013)
Ruling:
Tex R Civ P 11 requires agreements between parties to be reduced to writing or have been placed on the record of the court. Absent compliance with Rule 11 or qualifying as an exception under...
Judge(s):
Norris, Moore, and Donald, Circuit Judges.
Tag(s):

In re W.R. Grace & Co.

Citation:
In re W.R. Grace & Co., Case No. 12-2807 (3d Cir. July 24, 2013) (unpublished)
Ruling:
Co-defendant in asbestos-related litigation lacked standing to object to confirmation of Chapter 11 plan because objector failed to show a specific, identifiable injury that would result from plan...
Judge(s):
Ambro, Fisher and Jordan, Circuit Judges. [Written by Jordan]
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Michigan State University v. Asbestos Settlement Trust (In re The Celotex Corp.)

Citation:
--- F.3d ----, (No. 10-13641), 2012 WL 5410028 (11th Cir. Nov. 6, 2012)
Ruling:
Although a district court, at its discretion, may review interlocutory judgments and orders of a bankruptcy court pursuant to 28 U.S.C. 158(a), a court of appeals only has jurisdiction over final...
Judge(s):
BARKETT, JORDAN, and HALL (District Judge, sitting by designation)
Tag(s):

In re American Capital Equipment, LLC

Citation:
In re American Capital Equipment, LLC, Case No. 10-2239 (3d Cir. July 25, 2012).
Ruling:
Time of Confirmability Determination Bankruptcy judges can determine a Chapter 11 plan is unconfirmable without first holding a confirmation hearing where: (1) the plan is "patenty unconfirmable,...
Judge(s):
Fisher, Vanaskie, and Roth
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In re Federal-Mogul Global Inc.

Citation:
In re Federal-Mogul Global Inc., Case No. 09-2230, 2012 WL 1511773 (3d Cir. May 1, 2012)
Ruling:
The Court of Appeals for the Third Circuit held that the Debtor Federal-Mogul could transfer its insurance rights to recovery under liability policies to a post-confirmation section 524(g) trust,...
Judge(s):
Anthony J. Scirica, D. Brooks Smith and Kent A. Jordan
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Pfizer, Inc. v. Law Offices of Peter G. Angelos (In re Quigley Co., Inc.)

Citation:
Case Nos. 11-2635, 11-2767 (Decided April 10, 2012)
Ruling:
The Court had jurisdiction to hear the appeal. Although the bankruptcy court order did not grant or deny relief from the automatic stay, the order was equivalent to a final order from that court...
Judge(s):
Walker, Straub, and Livingston, Circuit Judges
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Continental Insurance Co. v. Thorpe Insulation Co. (In re Thorpe Insulation Co.)

Citation:
No. 10-55744; D.C. No. 2:08-cv-07862-DSF; 12 Cal. Daily Op. Serv. 939; 2012 WL 255231
Ruling:
The Ninth Circuit Court of Appeals affirmed the District Court which had affirmed the Bankruptcy Court. The Bankruptcy Court had the discretion to decline to enforce the otherwise applicable...
Judge(s):
Gould and Schroeder, Circuit Judges and Seeborg, District Judge, Northern District of California, sitting by designation
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