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In re R.E. Barnett & Sons Trucking Co.

Ruling: 
State law claims against debtor that were "related to" debtor's bankruptcy could be tried in bankruptcy court along with "unrelated" claims against co-defendants.
Procedural posture: 
Non-debtor plaintiffs sued defendants, debtor and its non-debtor principals, on state law causes of action. Non-debtor defendants (the Individual Defendants) moved to dismiss the complaint for lack of subject matter jurisdiction.
Issue: 
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Commercial case opionion summary, case decided on January 22,2010, LexisNexis #0310-137