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In re Baltimore Emergency Servs. II

Chapter 11 debtors objected, pursuant to 11 U.S.C.S. § 502(b), to the unsecured claim filed by a claimant.
Ruling: 
Counsel for insurer in malpractice case could not file a proof of claim for services against insured physician debtors.
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Commercial case opionion summary, case decided on October 15,2008, LexisNexis #1208-031

In re Mortgage Banking Trust

Movant sought to dismiss, pursuant to 11 U.S.C.S. § 1112, the chapter 11 filing by debtor, an alleged business trust, on the grounds that the debtor was not eligible to seek bankruptcy relief under 11 U.S.C.S. § 109(d).
Ruling: 
Personal trust was not an eligible debtor.
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Commercial case opionion summary, case decided on July 23,2008, LexisNexis #0908-107

Nesse v. United States (In re USProtect Corp.)

Plaintiff bankruptcy trustee brought an adversary proceeding against defendant United States seeking a declaration that the government's forfeiture action against a bank account of a bankruptcy debtor was subject to the automatic bankruptcy stay. The government moved to dismiss the complaint for lack of jurisdiction.
Ruling: 
Bankruptcy court had jurisdiction over trustee's claim that United States forfeiture action against debtor's bank account was subject to stay.
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Commercial case opionion summary, case decided on July 10,2008, LexisNexis #0908-127

In re Final Analysis Inc.

Creditors of a corporate debtor filed an involuntary petition against the debtor under chapter 7 of the Bankruptcy Code, and a trustee was appointed to represent the bankruptcy estate. A creditor who was employed by the debtor transferred his claim to an assignee, and other creditors filed an objection to the transfer.
Ruling: 
Assignment of claim in involuntary case allowed over creditors' objections.
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Commercial case opionion summary, case decided on May 16,2008, LexisNexis #0708-035

In re VOX II LLC

Movant, the owner of an allowed claim (creditor) secured by a third lien on real estate owned by debtors, two limited liability companies, sought an order granting it an examination of the sole managing member of the jointly administered debtors pursuant to Fed. R. Bankr. P. 2004(b). Debtors opposed the motion on grounds of standing and also complained that a related document request was overbroad.
Ruling: 
Postconfirmation examination of debtor's sole managing partner and document production request allowed.
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Commercial case opionion summary, case decided on March 05,2008, LexisNexis #0408-069

In re Greebelt CT Imaging Ctr. LLC

A debtor filed for relief under chapter 11 of the Bankruptcy Code. The debtor filed an application for an order authorizing retention of an accounting firm as the debtor's accountant nunc pro tunc. A U.S. trustee and the debtor's principal secured creditor opposed the application.
Ruling: 
Debtor could not retain accounting firm that had potentially adverse interests to the estate.
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Commercial case opionion summary, case decided on January 03,2008, LexisNexis #0208-073