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In re Health Care Real Estate Partners

Citation:
18-3267 (3rd Circuit, Oct 22,2019) Published
Case Status:
Reversed and Remanded
Ruling:
A bankruptcy court does not have authority to prohibit a debtor from bringing a claim for damages under 11 U.S.C. § 362(k). Section 362(k) creates a private cause of action.
Judge(s):
CHAGARES, GREENAWAY, JR., and GREENBERG
Tag(s):

Oya v. Wells Fargo, N.A. (In re Oya)

Citation:
BAP No. SC-19-1095-BKuL (9th Circuit, Oct 18,2019) Not Published
Case Status:
Affirmed
Ruling:
BAP for 9th Circuit affirmed ruling of bankruptcy court (SD Cal.) retroactively annulling automatic stay after creditor with notice of bankruptcy proceeded with foreclosure sale. Bankruptcy court...
Judge(s):
Brand, Kurtz, Lafferty
Tag(s):

Educational Financial Service v. Stephanie Henry (In re Henry)

Citation:
18-20809 (5th Circuit, Oct 17,2019) Not Published
Case Status:
Affirmed
Ruling:
Bankruptcy Courts have discretion to refuse to compel arbitration of discharge disputes. The Fifth Circuit followed its prior rulings in In re National Gypsum and In re Gandy and found: (1)...
Judge(s):
King, Higginson and Duncan
Tag(s):

Jenny Smith v. Haynes & Haynes P.C.

Citation:
17-14150 (11th Circuit, Oct 15,2019) Published
Case Status:
Affirmed in part and Reversed in part
Ruling:
Applying its ruling in Slater II, the Eleventh Circuit reversed in part the district court's grant of summary judgment in favor of defendants based on judicial estoppel arising from plaintiff's...
Judge(s):
Tjoflat and Newsom, Circuit Judges, and Antoon, District Judge
Tag(s):

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