Stathopoulos v. Leader Healthcare Mgmt. (In re Safe Harbour Fla. Health Care Props.)

Pre 2005-Act: 
Pre 2005-Act
Ruling: 
Debtors who did not comply with proper settlement procedure could not claim estoppel on basis of settlement after conversion to chapter 7.
Procedural posture: 
Plaintiff, a chapter 7 trustee, filed an adversary proceeding against defendants, a management company and individuals. The company and individuals filed a motion for summary judgment, arguing that there were no genuine issues of material fact and that they were entitled to a resolution of their claims in their favor, as a matter of law, under on the doctrine of equitable estoppel, and a dismissal of the complaint.
Issue: 
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Commercial case opionion summary, case decided on October 07,2008, LexisNexis #1108-070