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Lebbos v. Schuette

Appellant, the debtor in the underlying bankruptcy, sought review of an order of the Bankruptcy Court for the Eastern District of California, that approved the settlement and compromise under Fed. R. Bankr. P. 9019, by appellee trustee of a civil rights assault and battery suit that the debtor had failed to list as an asset of her estate.
Ruling: 
Approval of settlement of unlisted civil rights assualt and battery case affirmed.
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Consumer case opionion summary, case decided on December 02,2008, LexisNexis #0109-099

In re Smith

The chapter 7 trustee filed a motion to compromise and settle the debtor's discrimination claim against his former employer. In the underlying lawsuit, the debtor, along with numerous co-plaintiffs, alleged, inter alia, that the employer's use of a written test known as the work competency assessment to screen employees for inter-division transfers and promotions violated Title VII of the Civil Rights Act of 1964.
Ruling: 
Settlement of debtor's discrimination action against former employer approved.
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Consumer case opionion summary, case decided on September 10,2008, LexisNexis #1208-105

In re Roqumore

Chapter 7 trustee in two related bankruptcy cases filed a joint motion pursuant to Fed. R. Bankr. P. 9019 to compromise three adversary proceedings brought on behalf of the estates of a corporate debtor and an individual debtor.
Ruling: 
Settlement of adversary proceedings denied as not in best interests of the estate.
Court: ( Isgur ) [ Bankruptcy Court ]
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Consumer case opionion summary, case decided on August 11,2008, LexisNexis #1008-055