Bankruptcy & Collections

Vandeventer Black’s Jed Donaldson Receives Peer Review Rating

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02/21/2019Donaldson, Jed

Vandeventer Black attorney, Jed Donaldson, received the AV® Preeminent® Peer Review Rating™ from Martindale-Hubbell®, the legal profession’s most prestigious rating service. This is the highest possible rating for an attorney for both ethical standards and legal ability. The “AV” designation represents the pinnacle of professional excellence and achieved after an attorney has been reviewed and recommended… Read more »

11th Circuit Permits Termination Of Retiree Obligations In Bankruptcy

01/13/2019Donaldson, Jed

In recent years, a variety of external factors—including, regulatory costs, political headwinds, falling oil prices, and the increased utilization of natural gas—have placed significant stress on domestic coal companies.  Those external factors, in conjunction with significant pension and healthcare liabilities and debt burdens, led to numerous bankruptcy filings within the coal industry.  The Bankruptcy Code… Read more »

“I Won The Judgment, Now What?”

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06/18/2018Crouch, Richard J.

When you win a judgment, the court may award you money damages, but obtaining the judgment is often less than half the battle.  If the party against whom the judgment is entered (sometimes called the “judgment debtor” or just “debtor”) either refuses to comply with the court order or simply cannot afford to pay the… Read more »