Major Sports Fantasy Ltd. v. Dowell (In re Dowell)

Ruling: 
Judgment for debtor's willful and malicious injury stemming from breach of non-compete agreement was nondischargeable although damages for breach were dischargable.
Procedural posture: 
Creditor filed an adversary proceeding against chapter 7 debtors on the ground that because the debtors willfully and maliciously violated a non-competition agreement between the parties, the creditor's claim was non-dischargeable under 11 U.S.C.S. § 523(a)(6). The creditor sought summary judgment.
Issue: 
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Consumer case opionion summary, case decided on April 24,2009, LexisNexis #0709-052