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Saunders v. Getchell Agency

Ruling: 
District court lacked jurisdiction over unpaid wage claim under FLSA that was property of debtor's bankruptcy estate.
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Consumer case opionion summary, case decided on February 11,2014, LexisNexis #0714-056

Harbour Trust Co. v. SPhinX Tr. (In re PlusFunds Group Inc.)

Ruling: 
Bankruptcy court did not err in finding that defendants in actions commenced by trustee lacked standing to object to trustee's motion to reopen or in denying the motion.
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Commercial case opionion summary, case decided on February 10,2014, LexisNexis #0714-005

Realan Inv. Partners LLLP v. Meininger (In re Land Res. LLC)

Ruling: 
Stern did not affect a bankruptcy court's authority to enter a bar order in approving a settlement agreement.
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Commercial case opionion summary, case decided on February 10,2014, LexisNexis #0714-035

Hybrid Tech Holdings LLC v. Official Comm. of Unsecured Creditors (In re Fisk Automotive Holdings Inc.)

Ruling: 
Order capping creditor's credit bid was not a final appealable order.
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Commercial case opionion summary, case decided on February 07,2014, LexisNexis #0714-069

Patriot Mfg. LLC v. Hartwig Inc.

Ruling: 
Breach of contract claim by LLC dismissed due to failure of its sole member to disclose the claim in bankruptcy.
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Commercial case opionion summary, case decided on February 06,2014, LexisNexis #0714-048

Kirschenbaum v. Fed. Ins. Co.

Ruling: 
Creditor's cross-claim against debtor's insurer barred as requiring a negligence determination against debtor that would be an end run around the automatic stay.
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Commercial case opionion summary, case decided on February 06,2014, LexisNexis #0714-038

Lupian v. Central Valley Residential Builders LP

Ruling: 
Debtor's wage and hour claim survived summary judgment where debtor had reopened the case to add the claim and the trustee had been substituted as plaintiff.
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Consumer case opionion summary, case decided on February 05,2014, LexisNexis #0714-046

Stephan v. Wells Fargo Bank N.A. (In re Stephan)

Ruling: 
Stay barred lender from pursuing foreclosure on second mortgage that had been classified as unsecured.
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Consumer case opionion summary, case decided on February 05,2014, LexisNexis #0714-006

Gerard v. Gerard

Ruling: 
Jury findings in slander of title case were sufficient to establish nondischargeablility in bankruptcy for willful and malicious injury.
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Consumer case opionion summary, case decided on February 05,2014, LexisNexis #0714-011

Wu v. May Kwan Si Inc.

Ruling: 
Claims of debtor's employees who did not receive notice of bar date were not discharged.
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Commercial case opionion summary, case decided on February 04,2014, LexisNexis #0214-119

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