Author Archives: Camron Hoorfar

Hospital Files for Bankruptcy

Americore Health and its four affiliated hospitals in Pennsylvania, Tennessee, Missouri and Arkansas filed for Chapter 11 protection, Becker’s Hospital Review reported. The three of the hospitals listed in the bankruptcy petition are: Ellwood Medical Center in Ellwood City, Alexius … Continue reading

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Kansas Farmer Grows Bankruptcy Fraud Scheme

Wichita Kansas prosecutors say they plan to seek more than $2.1 million in restitution from a Kansas farmer who pled guilty to crop insurance and bankruptcy fraud, reported AP News. The Wichita Eagle reports that Kevin Struss, of rural WaKeeney, … Continue reading

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Rapper “Trick Daddy” Files for Bankruptcy

“Love & Hip Hop: Miami” star and rapper Trick Daddy has filed for bankruptcy, listing over $800,000 owed to creditors, The Blast reported. According to court documents, the rapper filed for chapter 13 bankruptcy on August 6, 2019. This is … Continue reading

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Fake Name, Real Sanctions

Florida state permits lawyers to do business using a fictitious law firm name with disclosures required under Bankruptcy Rule 2014. Because the retained lawyers did not disclose the details of their relationship under the rule, newly appointed Bankruptcy Judge John … Continue reading

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Crying Wolf and Bankruptcy Judges

An attorney who repeatedly made unsubstantiated allegations that a federal Tennessee bankruptcy judge communicated outside her courtroom with lawyers about pending cases was slapped Tuesday with a two-year suspension in the Eastern District of Tennessee, reported by Law360. U.S. District … Continue reading

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Houlihan’s Restaurant Chain Files for Bankruptcy

The private-equity backed operator of the Houlihan’s Restaurant + Bar chain has filed for bankruptcy protection with a deal in-hand to sell the casual dining chain to fellow restaurant operator Landry’s Inc. for $40 million and assumption of some liabilities, … Continue reading

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WeWork’s Loss Balloons to $1.25 Billon

Office-space startup WeWork lost $1.25 billion in the third quarter of 2019, as expenses far outpaced revenue growth, draining the company’s cash ahead of a bailout by SoftBank Group Corp. last month, the Wall Street Journal reported. We Co., as … Continue reading

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Washington County businessman gets prison in tax, bankruptcy, unemployment schemes

A judge has sent Washington County business owner George Retos Jr., 71, to federal prison for a year and a day for conspiracy to defraud the IRS and filing a false bankruptcy declaration in connection with his companies, reported by … Continue reading

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Colleges Can Be Forced to Return Tuition When Parents Go Bankrupt

Colleges can be forced to return tuition payments made for students whose parents can’t cover their own debts, according to a federal appeals court ruling that opens up higher education institutions to more litigation in bankruptcy courts, WSJ Pro Bankruptcy … Continue reading

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What is Notice?

The Missouri Court of Appeals, Southern District – SD35818, had a ruling in BOBBY J. CARTER, Petitioner-Appellant vs. DIRECTOR OF REVENUE, STATE OF MISSOURI, Respondent-Respondent regarding “Notice Play”. In a statute governing judicial review of administrative decision, subsections saying that … Continue reading

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