Spell v. Longenecker (In re Longenecker)

Pre 2005-Act: 
Pre 2005-Act
Creditor was denied summary judgment on debt dischargeability claim since intent had not been decided by jury that awarded creditor punitive damages.
Procedural posture: 
In an adversary proceeding in bankruptcy, plaintiff judgment creditor moved for summary judgment, alleging that a punitive damages award entered in her favor against defendant debtor fell within the discharge exception of 11 U.S.C. § 523(a)(6) for indebtedness resulting from a willful and malicious injury by the debtor.
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