On July 29, 2020, Curran Antonelli, LLP obtained a successful reversal on an appeal to the United States District Court for the District of Massachusetts resulting from the denial of its client’s disability benefits claim by an administrative law judge (“ALJ”). In the...

On July 1, 2020, after four years of extensive efforts from the legislature, business and legal sectors, Florida became the ninth state[1] to enact the “Uniform Commercial Real Estate Receivership Act” (“UCRERA”)[2], thereby implementing a standardized and robust legal...

In February 2020, the Delaware bankruptcy court in In re DSL Renal Holdings, LLC concluded that, under 11 U.S.C § 550(a), a trustee cannot seek recovery from avoidance actions that exceed the total amount of unsecured creditor’s claims in the case.[1] The court relied...

On July 13, 2020, Curran Antonelli, LLP obtained the court approved and stipulated dismissal of an adversary proceeding commenced in the Massachusetts bankruptcy court by a national financial institution against the Firm’s client, an individual Chapter 7 bankruptcy deb...

A party that is awarded money in a lawsuit is called a judgment creditor. They have proven that a sum of money is owed to them and are further allowed to use the judicial system for the purpose of debt collection. Sounds easy, right? Collecting a debt can actually be e...

The storied American retail giant JCPenney filed for Chapter 11 bankruptcy in May 2020 as the COVID-19 pandemic finally crippled an already-struggling company. Days after filing, JCPenney obtained approval from the United States Bankruptcy Court for the Southern Distri...

The COVID-19 pandemic has wreaked havoc on small businesses across the United States. Public safety measures that have been instituted have resulted in closures, furloughs, layoffs, supply chain disruptions, and dwindling cash reserves for businesses of all sizes. Thes...

A decision handed down on June 3, 2020, by the United States Bankruptcy Court for the Northern District of Illinois is one of the first to address the subject of force majeure in the context of the COVID-19 pandemic. The question presented was whether a Chapter 11 debt...

The City of Boston has allowed construction activities to restart after a nine-week forced shutdown stemming from the COVID-19 pandemic. Effective as of Tuesday, May 26, all construction activities permissible in Massachusetts have been allowed to resume in the City –...

Providing trusted counsel to midsize and large multinational organizations throughout the United States and Western Europe, Curran Antonelli prides itself on its client-driven service. With a well-established foundation of knowledge and understanding of our clients’ bu...

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