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Parker v. Pettigrew (In re Osterwalder)

Ruling: 
Default judgment granted to trustee in legal malpractice proceeding against debtor's attorneys.
Procedural posture: 
Plaintiff trustee filed an adversary proceeding against defendants, an attorney and the professional businesses for which he worked, alleging a legal malpractice claim. The trustee's claims arose out of the attorney's legal representation of the debtor in the underlying chapter 7 bankruptcy case and an earlier chapter 11 bankruptcy case. The trustee moved for default judgment under Fed. R. Civ. P. 55, made applicable by Fed. R. Bankr. P. 7055.
Issue: 
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Consumer case opionion summary, case decided on December 30,2008, LexisNexis #0909-026