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Pupil-loan discharges in chapter and public training for disabled children

Student-loan discharges in bankruptcy and public education for disabled kids

Petitions of the Week By Andrew Hamm on February 5, 2021 at 5:59 pm This week we are highlighting certification filings calling on the Supreme Court to review, among other things, the settlement of student loan debts for “undue hardship” and the statute of limitations for IDEA “child finds” violations. The bankruptcy code allows student … Read more

U.S. Court docket of Appeals Holds That Local weather Change Tort Claims are Dischargeable in Chapter | Holland & Knight LLP

U.S. Court of Appeals Holds That Climate Change Tort Claims are Dischargeable in Bankruptcy | Holland & Knight LLP

On May 6, 2020, the U.S. Court of Appeals for the eighth circuit ruled the case of In re Peabody Energy Corporation, 958 F.3d 717 (8th Cir.), In an obvious first impression case that the state is required by law and by statute Customary tort claims against climate change are to be filed in bankruptcy … Read more

Billion-Greenback Opioid Chapter: Purdue Pharma Information for Chapter 11 as A part of Settlement

Billion-Dollar Opioid Bankruptcy: Purdue Pharma Files for Chapter 11 as Part of Settlement

Purdue Pharma, which made $ 3 billion selling drugs like the opioid oxycontin in 2017 alone, will file for bankruptcy under a possible settlement that covers hundreds of lawsuits against the company. The announcement also comes on allegations that the Sackler family – who own Purdue – used Swiss bank accounts to transfer $ 1 … Read more

The Choice of Chapter Grows Clearer for Hemp Companies

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As we wrote earlier, bankruptcy has not been a viable option for cannabis companies, including ancillary businesses that get some of their revenue from cannabis. That should change for hemp and CBD companies after the 2014 Farm Bill, especially after hemp was legalized as a commodity under the 2018 Farm Bill (and removed from the … Read more

U.S. Court docket of Appeals Holds That Local weather Change Tort Claims are Dischargeable in Chapter

The evolution of Vicarious Liability for intentional torts - Lexology

On May 6, 2020, the U.S. Court of Appeals for the eighth circuit ruled in the case of In re Peabody Energy Corporation, 958 F.3d 717 (8th Cir.), In an obvious first impression case that the state is required by law and statute Customary tort claims against climate change are to be filed in bankruptcy … Read more