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Oct 3, 2023

Parishes, schools to be shielded from lawsuits in Archdiocese of Baltimore bankruptcy for now

A bankruptcy judge agreed to shield the Archdiocese of Baltimore's parishes and schools from lawsuits, at least for now.

Sep 29, 2023

Archdiocese of Baltimore files for bankruptcy ahead of likely surge in sexual abuse lawsuits

The Archdiocese of Baltimore filed for bankruptcy Friday afternoon, fulfilling earlier warnings that it would do so if faced with a slew of potential lawsuits.

Apr 20, 2023

Boy Scouts bankruptcy plan in effect; appeals likely go on

The Boy Scouts of America's $2.4 billion bankruptcy reorganization plan took effect Wednesday. But more time will be needed before survivors begin receiving compensation.

Apr 3, 2023

Boy Scouts bankruptcy plan headed to federal appeals court

Attorneys are appealing a judge's decision to uphold the confirmation of a $2.4 billion bankruptcy reorganization plan for the Boy Scouts of America.

Mar 28, 2023

Boy Scouts’ $2.4B bankruptcy plan upheld by judge

A federal judge has upheld the approval of a $2.4 billion bankruptcy reorganization plan aimed at resolving child sexual abuse claims against the Boy Scouts of America.

A Silicon Valley Bank sign is shown outside branch in Wellesley, Massachusetts, on March 11, 2023. (AP Photo/Peter Morgan)
Mar 17, 2023

Parent company of Silicon Valley Bank files for bankruptcy

The parent of Silicon Valley Bank filed for Chapter 11 bankruptcy a week after the tech-focused bank failed and was seized by the U.S. government.

Infowars founder Alex Jones appears in court to testify during the Sandy Hook defamation damages trial at Connecticut Superior Court on Sept. 22, 2022. (Tyler Sizemore/Hearst Connecticut Media via AP, Pool, File)
Dec 2, 2022

Infowars host Alex Jones files for personal bankruptcy

Infowars host Alex Jones filed for personal bankruptcy protection as he faces nearly $1.5 billion in court judgments over conspiracy theories he spread about the Sandy Hook school massacre.

The FTX Arena name is visible on Nov. 12, 2022, where the Miami Heat basketball team plays. (AP Photo/Marta Lavandier, File)
Nov 28, 2022

BlockFi seeks bankruptcy protection as FTX collapse rattles cryptocurrency market

Cryptocurrency lender BlockFi is filing for Chapter 11 bankruptcy protection as the fallout from the collapse of crypto exchange FTX spreads outward.

Nov 11, 2022

Embattled crypto exchange FTX files for bankruptcy

It took less than a week for FTX to go from the third-largest cryptocurrency exchange in the world to bankruptcy court.

Apr 18, 2022

Alex Jones’ Infowars files for bankruptcy protection

Infowars has filed for Chapter 11 bankruptcy protection as the website's founder and conspiracy theorist Alex Jones faces defamation lawsuits.

Apr 13, 2022

Future liability releases at center of Boy Scouts bankruptcy case

Protecting local Boy Scouts of America councils and troop sponsoring organizations from future liability for child sex abuse claims is critical to the national group’s reorganization plan, BSA attorneys say.

Apr 8, 2022

Opposing insurers challenge proposed BSA reorganization plan

Insurance companies challenging the Boy Scouts of America’s bankruptcy plan argued Thursday that it “eviscerates” their defense rights under policies they issued.

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