• Former NFL Players Sue NFL for Over-Prescribing Painkillers

    The NFL is facing a lawsuit from former NFL players who claim all 32 teams illegally obtained painkillers and pushed them to players to keep them playing through injuries. The lawsuit claims the painkillers were prescribed without any regard for the long-term health risks. The lawsuit was filed in a federal court in Maryland.

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  • Turner Grain Bankruptcy Moves into Chapter 7 Liquidation

    The contentious bankruptcy of Turner Grain Merchandising Inc. of Brinkley took an important turn on Thursday May 14, 2015 when a federal bankruptcy judge agreed to convert the company’s Chapter 11 bankruptcy into Chapter 7 liquidation. Turner Grain originally filed a nearly $25 million Chapter 11 bankruptcy in October of 2014 after facing numerous lawsuits from disgruntled far ...

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  • American Eagle Energy Filed Chapter 11 Bankruptcy

    American Eagle Energy Filed Chapter 11 Bankruptcy American Eagle Energy filed chapter 11 bankruptcy after falling crude oil prices hurt the Colorado-based company. American Eagle Energy purchases and develops oil across oil fields in Montana and North Dakota. The company missed an interest payment of $10 million to bondholders in March, and was forced to enter a 30-day grace period.

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  • Bankruptcy Fraud May Land Florida Couple in Prison

    Senior U.S. District Judge Kenneth L. Ryskamp in Palm Beach County, Florida sentenced Dr. Richard S. Krugman and wife Tamara Giordano to one year and one day in prison each after they admitted to bankruptcy fraud by concealing jewelry and other valuables during their bankruptcy proceeding. The judge also ordered them to pay more than $27,000 in restitution. Dr.

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  • Southwest Faces Wrongful Death Lawsuit Over Death of Richard Ilczyszyn

    Kelly Ilczyszyn, the widow of Richard Ilczyszyn, filed a wrongful death lawsuit against Southwest Airlines claiming her husband died as a result of the flight crew treating him like an out-of-control passenger instead of a passenger in need of help. According to CBS News, 46-year old Richard Ilczyszyn was on a flight home from a business trip and suffered a fatal pulmonary emb ...

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  • Terror Convict Appeals Judge’s Dismissal of his Child Custody Lawsuit

    Zachary Chesser, a Muslim convert from Virginia, filed a lawsuit against the FBI and his mother claiming they violated his parental rights. After Chesser’s initial lawsuit was dismissed as frivolous, his lawyer recently appealed the judgment and urged a federal appeals court to revive Chesser’s child custody rights on March 26, 2015, according to the Associated Press.

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  • Karmaloop Online Clothes Retailer May Pursue Bankruptcy

    Just a few years ago Karmaloop, the online streetwear clothing retailer from Boston, looked as though the company was poised for big growth. Now, the company may need to file bankruptcy after struggling with excessive debt, according to the New York Post. Sources claim the company’s chief executive, Greg Selkoe, may be negotiating a deal with a private equity firm in New York ...

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  • Texas Nurse Nina Pham Files a Lawsuit Over Ebola Catastrophe

    Nina Pham, a nurse for Texas Health Presbyterian Hospital Dallas, was the first person to contract Ebola in the United States after treating patient Thomas Eric Duncan in September 2014. She plans to file a lawsuit Monday, March 2, 2015 over the hospital’s alleged improper training and lack of proper equipment to safely treat a patient with Ebola.

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  • Saladworks Files Bankruptcy, But All Stores Will Remain Open

    Saladworks LLC, a Conshocken, Pennsylvania-based fresh-salad franchise, filed for Chapter 11 bankruptcy on Tuesday, February 17, 2015. The company hopes to restructure and seek a buyer while ending ongoing litigation between the company’s owners. The company said in a release, “Saladworks has determined that the best way to maximize value for its stakeholders is through a sale ...

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