Getting Insurance Money after Flooding Faster

Getting Insurance Money after Flooding Faster

People who have suffered losses to their home due to flooding may be able to get their insurance money a little faster. On Monday, the Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA), announced a temporary change to policy that would “rush recovery money” for those that held National Flood Insurance Policies. For those that opted for National  … Read more

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Offshore Oil & Gas Company, Seadrill, to File for Bankruptcy

Offshore Oil & Gas Company, Seadrill, to File for Bankruptcy

Seadrill, a deep-water drilling contractor that provides offshore drilling services to the oil and gas industry, announced that the company plans to file for Chapter 11 bankruptcy protection by mid-September of 2017, in order to implement a restructuring plan. In a statement by Seadrill’s CEO Anton Dibowitz, the company’s “primary objective at the moment is  … Read more

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M&G Polymers USA Filed Chapter 11 Bankruptcy

M&G Polymers USA Filed Chapter 11 Bankruptcy

The privately held, US based manufacturer of polyester resins, synthetic resins, plastics materials, and non-vulcanized elastomers, M&G Polymers USA, filed for Chapter 11 bankruptcy this week, listing between $100 million and $500 million in liabilities, 200-999 creditors, and $500 million to $1 billion in assets. The company is owned by M&G Chemicals Group, which is  … Read more

  Filed under: Chapter 11


Chapter 7 Bankruptcy puts Texas Class Action Lawsuit on Hold

Chapter 7 Bankruptcy puts Texas Class Action Lawsuit on Hold

The Ruby Tequila’s Mexican restaurant is a local Houston Texas based chain serving casual Tex-Mex cuisine. The company, owned by Fired Up Holdings ran into legal trouble in July of this year when a group of employees began complaining about not receiving a paycheck. By September, 63 of the former Ruby Tequila’s employees had filed  … Read more

  Filed under: Chapter 7


Toys R Us Exploring Chapter 11 Bankruptcy

Toys R Us Exploring Chapter 11 Bankruptcy

As retail companies across the US continue to be financially battered by a paradigm shift in consumer shopping habits, Toys R Us is seeking $400 million in new financing in order to cover its 2018 debt maturities. The move to raise the funding could be structured in a way to finance a Toys R Us  … Read more

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Should I Sell My Home to Prevent Bankruptcy?

Should I Sell My Home to Prevent Bankruptcy?

The answer to “should I sell my home to prevent bankruptcy” is a difficult one to ascertain. Which answer you get will certainly depend on who you ask. Making the decision to sell a home or file bankruptcy is quite the debt dilemma, and it’s certain that if your facing this decision, you have some  … Read more

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Battery maker Alevo Files Chapter 11 Bankruptcy

Battery maker Alevo Files Chapter 11 Bankruptcy

In unfortunate business news, Alevo USA, the Charlotte North Carolina makers of GridBank, fell short on funding this month, forcing the battery manufacturer to file Chapter 11 bankruptcy. The Chapter 11 bankruptcy protection filing forced the cash strapped battery maker to lay off 290 employees in its Concord manufacturing facility, a previously used factory of  … Read more

  Filed under: Chapter 11


Payless Shoesource Emerges from Bankruptcy

Payless Shoesource Emerges from Bankruptcy

Payless Shoesource, the American discount footwear retailer headquartered in Topeka, Kansas, will emerge from Chapter 11 bankruptcy protection next week, offering the company a new lease on business. Payless was able to use Chapter 11 bankruptcy protection to shed more than $435 million in debt, but at a cost of closing over 670 stores. Payless  … Read more

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