New Falls v. LaHaye, et al

Citation:
19-30795 (5th Circuit, Nov 12,2021) Published
Case Status:
Affirmed
Ruling:
Although a confirmed plan can discharge the liability of a nondebtor guarantor, it can limit a creditor’s claim against a nondebtor guarantor by determining the source and value of payments to be...
Judge(s):
Elrod, Southwick, and Costa
Tag(s):

Mandel v. White Nile Software, et al

Citation:
20-40026, 20-40340 (5th Circuit, Aug 17,2021) Not Published
Case Status:
Affirmed
Ruling:
The Fifth Circuit affirmed the lower courts' ruling that the Debtor should be denied a discharge generally under 11 USC 727(a)(3) and (4), and denied a discharge as to particular debts owed to a...
Judge(s):
Jones, Southwick, Engelhardt (Per Curiam)
Tag(s):

Offcl Comm v. Walker Cty Hospital Corp.

Citation:
Case: 20-20572 (5th Circuit, Jul 12,2021) Published
Case Status:
Affirmed
Ruling:
A creditor disputes last-minute modifications to the terms of a bankruptcy sale. The Court ruled that § 363(m) forecloses the creditor’s appeal because it failed to seek the required stay of the...
Judge(s):
Jolly, Duncan, and Oldham, Circuit Judges
Tag(s):

Firefighters' Retmnt, et al v. Citco Grp, et al

Citation:
20-30654 (5th Circuit, Mar 31,2021) Not Published
Case Status:
Affirmed
Ruling:
Pension-plan plaintiffs poured out. Fifth Circuit affirmed District Court's summary judgment for defendant entities that provided administrative and lending services to a now-bankrupt hedge fund. ...
Judge(s):
Owen, Graves, Ho
Tag(s):

Edwards Family Partnership, et al v. Johnson, et a

Citation:
20-60728 (5th Circuit, Mar 05,2021) Published
Case Status:
Reversed and Remanded
Ruling:
The U.S. Court of Appeals for the Fifth Circuit (Circuit) reversed an order of the district court (DC), which had vacated fees awarded by the bankruptcy court (BC) to the counsel of the debtor (DR)...
Judge(s):
Jennifer W. Elrod; Don R. Willett; and Kurt D. Engelhardt
Tag(s):

Deutsche Bank, et al v. US Energy Dev, et al

Citation:
19-50646 (5th Circuit, Feb 03,2021) Published
Case Status:
Affirmed
Ruling:
Fifth Circuit affirmed bankruptcy court (WD Tx.) ruling on lien priority and conflict of law issue. Applying Delaware UCC law, bank's prior perfected blanket security interest encompassed proceeds...
Judge(s):
Jolly, Jones, Engelhardt
Tag(s):

Evolve Fed Crdt Un v. Barragan-Flores

Citation:
18-50420 (5th Circuit, Jan 14,2021) Published
Case Status:
Affirmed
Ruling:
Affirming the district court’s reversal of the decision of the bankruptcy court (BC), the U.S. Court of Appeals for the Fifth Circuit (Circuit) held that a debtor (DR) with two...
Judge(s):
Priscilla R. Owen; Jacques L. Wiener Jr.; and James L. Dennis
Tag(s):

Su v. Wilmington Trust

Citation:
20-20337 (5th Circuit, Jan 13,2020) Published
Case Status:
Affirmed
Ruling:
5th Cir. affirmed District Court (SD Tx.) denial of Rule 60(b)(6) motion to set aside judgment. Appellant did not seek relief under Rule 60(b)(1) for attorney's failure to appear at hearing; Rule...
Judge(s):
Haynes, Duncan, Engelhardt
Tag(s):

Burch v. Freedom Mortgage, et al

Citation:
No. 20-10498 (5th Circuit, Jan 08,2021) Not Published
Case Status:
Dismissed
Ruling:
Two of the appellant's appeals were dismissed for lack of jurisdiction because the lower court had not yet entered a final, appealable order. The remaining appeals were denied, and the district...
Judge(s):
Jolly, Elrod, and Graves
Tag(s):

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