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Georgia lawsuit that exposed safety problems now threatens GM's strategy to compensate victims

...company and the other against the new GM with deep pockets ? a $27 billion cash stockpile.GM has asked that the bankruptcy judge enforce the shield, but lawyers want all claims to go against the "New GM."Cooper says using the bankruptcy shield...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/business/2014-07-01/georgia-lawsuit-exposed-sa
General Motors begins talks to settle ignition switch lawsuits

...According to Hilliard, GM will not try to use its 2009 bankruptcy as a shield from ignition switch claims. A bankruptcy judge ruled then that claims prior to GM leaving court protection will go against GM's predecessor company, which has...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/business/2014-05-02/general-motors-begins-talk
Newest members inducted into CSRA Business Hall of Fame

...with honors in 1967. Just a year later, Bowen received the Army Commendation Medal.From 1972 to 1975, Bowen was bankruptcy judge for the Southern District of Georgia. In 1979, he was appointed U.S. district judge for the Southern District...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/business/local-business/2014-01-30/newest-memb
CSRA Business Hall of Fame to induct Dudley Bowen Jr., Barry Storey

...the military law course with honors in 1967, later receiving the Army Commendation Medal in 1968. Bowen became bankruptcy judge for the Southern District of Georgia from 1972 to 1975 and was appointed U.S. district judge for the Southern...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/business/2013-11-20/csra-business-hall-fame-in
Judge denies Ponzi claim against former UGA Coach Donnan

ATHENS, Ga. -- A federal bankruptcy judge has rejected an Athens widow's...Ponzi scheme, United States Bankruptcy Judge James P. Smith wrote in a decision...other investors, the federal bankruptcy judge noted.But Donnan has maintained...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/crime-courts/2013-08-02/judge-denies-ponzi-cla
Judge moves American-US Airways merger step closer to takeoff

A federal bankruptcy judge has cleared the way for American Airlines and US Airways to complete their merger and create the world's largest airline.The...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/business/2013-11-27/judge-moves-american-us-ai
American, US Airways merger trial to start in November

...will have to rewrite its plan for emerging from bankruptcy protection. The merger is a key part of that plan.A bankruptcy judge in New York signaled Thursday that he's leaning toward approving American's emergence from bankruptcy protection...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/business/2013-08-30/american-us-airways-merger
American Airlines sends layoff warnings to 11,000 workers

...concessions from pilots.Pilots voted overwhelmingly against the company's last contract offer, and a federal bankruptcy judge allowed American to impose new pay and working rules on pilots.The Allied Pilots Asso ciation has asked federal...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/business/2012-09-18/american-airlines-sends-la
American Airlines and US Airways agree to merge

...merged, and possibly years before the two airlines are fully combined.If the deal is approved by American's bankruptcy judge and antitrust regulators, the new American will have more than 900 planes, 3,200 daily flights and about 95...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/business/2013-02-13/american-airlines-and-us-a
Sales of Twinkies, Wonder and other Hostess brands approved by judge

NEW YORK - A bankruptcy judge on Tuesday approved the sale of Twinkies to a pair of investment firms, one of which has said it hopes to have the cakes back...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/business/2013-03-19/sales-twinkies-wonder-and-