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The Cadle Co. v. Pratt (In re Pratt)

On appeal from the District Court for the Northern District of Texas, appellant challenged a bankruptcy court's denial of its motion for sanctions against counsel for appellee debtor in an underlying chapter 7 bankruptcy proceeding and an award of attorney's fees debtor's counsel.
Ruling: 
Denial of sanctions was proper but appeal of award of attorneys fees dismissed due to remand for further proceedings.
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Consumer case opionion summary, case decided on April 08,2008, LexisNexis #0408-140

Heavrin v. Schilling (In re Triple S Restaurants Inc.)

Plaintiff general counsel sued defendant chapter 7 bankruptcy trustee in state court for outrage and intentional infliction of emotional distress. The trustee removed the case to federal bankruptcy court, had the case dismissed, and had sanctions imposed under Fed. R. Bankr. P. 9011. The general counsel appealed the United States District Court for the Western District of Kentucky at Louisville's affirmation.
Ruling: 
Sanctions properly imposed against debtor's general counsel for unfounded action against chapter 7 trustee.
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Commercial case opionion summary, case decided on March 17,2008, LexisNexis #0408-035