Content about United States bankruptcy law

July 6, 2011

Fulton Homes, one of Arizona’s largest privately-owned home builders, has announced the confirmation of its reorganization plan in U.S. Bankruptcy Court.

March 30, 2011

Dogged by asbestos claims, United Gilsonite Laboratories (UGL) has filed a voluntary petition for Chapter 11 bankruptcy reorganization in a Pennsylvania U.S. district court. The paint and coatings manufacturer is seeking court approval to establish a trust fund to settle outstanding claims and an injunction preventing asbestos-related awards except though the trust.

UGL used asbestos in joint compound but discontinued the practice more than 30 years ago, according to the company.

January 7, 2011

The Chapter 11 bankruptcy filing of a century-old lumberyard business in Petersburg, Va., has resulted in a legal battle between family members, according to an article in the Progress-Index.

November 3, 2008

A northern New Jersey firm known for building shopping centers and big-box stores has filed...

September 21, 2008

Barbeques Galore, a chain of 65 stores selling barbecues and accessories in four western states,...

September 21, 2008

A succession of builder bankruptcies in California, Arizona, Wisconsin, Utah and other parts of the...

September 16, 2008

A succession of builder bankruptcies around the country have tightened credit policies at most lumberyards,...

September 15, 2008

The industry’s largest supplier of green goods, which filed a Chapter 11 bankruptcy petition on...

June 11, 2008

Under the name Legend Homes/Matrix Development, the builder filed for bankruptcy protection at the Portland,...

March 18, 2008

Aurora, Ill.-based Powermate has filed for bankruptcy protection in the district of Delaware and will...

March 2, 2008

Wheeler’s Building Materials, the Atlanta-based pro dealer, filed for Chapter 11 bankruptcy protection in federal...

November 13, 2007

The largest distributor of hard surface flooring in the Northeast has filed for Chapter 7...

September 30, 2007

The specialty home decor retailer recently declared bankruptcy....

September 20, 2007

In its filing with the U.S. District Court in Fort Worth, Texas, Bombay said it...

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