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Couch v. Panther Petroleum, LLC (In re Couch)

(6th Cir. Nov. 6, 2017)

The Sixth Circuit affirms the B.A.P., holding the entry of summary judgment in favor of the creditors in the nondischargeability action was appropriate. 58 more words


Connecticut Appellate Court Holds That Owner’s Loss in Arbitration to General Contractor on Claims of Defective Work Operates as Res Judicata to Bar Owner’s Claim Against Subcontractors Who Were Not Parties to the Arbitration

Girolametti v. Michael Horton Assoc., 2017 Conn. App. Lexis 228 (June 6, 2017)

A General Contractor brought claims for unpaid added work, via mandatory arbitration, against a building owner who asserted defective work claims in response.  589 more words

Savino v. Dodd (In re Dodd)

(Bankr. S.D. Ind. July 14, 2017)

The bankruptcy court denies the creditor’s motion for summary judgment in this nondischargeability action under 11 U.S.C. § 523(a)(2), (4), and (6). 83 more words

Bankruptcy Court For Southern District Of Indiana

Trost v. Trost (In re Trost)

(6th Cir. B.A.P. June 28, 2017)

The Sixth Circuit B.A.P. affirms the bankruptcy court’s entry of summary judgment, finding the debt owed to the plaintiff nondischargeable under 11 U.S.C. 70 more words


Fairchild (Taiwan) Corporation v. Power Integrations, Inc.

Docket No. 2017-1002

April 21, 2017

Motion Panel Order (Precedential)

Brief Summary: PTAB “ordered to dismiss the reexamination of claims 6, 7, 18, and 19 of the ‘972 patent” (for which a final decision has already been rendered (§ 317(b) and issue a reexamination certificate invalidating the claims for which no final decision had already been reached. 331 more words


Phil-Insul Corp., DBA IntegraSpec v. Airlite Plastics Co., Formtech, LLC

Docket No. 2015-2037

April 14, 2017

Brief Summary: DC decision of collateral estoppel (CE) affirmed. Rule 36 judgment can serve as a basis for CE decisions. 615 more words

Collateral Estoppel