On February 5, 2014, an motion for authority to obtain debtor-in-possession financing was filed in the bankruptcy case of Freedom Industries, Inc. and its affiliates. The filing was assigned docket number 118 and is described on the court’s official docket as follows:
Motion by Creditor Stephen Noble Smith to Continue/Reschedule Hearing Scheduled for 2/11/2014 Re: 2 Motion to Obtain Credit or to Refinance or for Post Petition Financing, 15 Application to Employ, 18 Application to Employ, 20 Application to Employ with Certificate of Service. (Majestro, Anthony) (Entered: 02/05/2014)
Freedom Industries, Inc. filed for bankruptcy protection, or had an involuntary bankruptcy petition filed against it, on January 17, 2014. The bankruptcy case is pending before the United States Bankruptcy Court for the Southern District of West Virginia . The case number for the lead bankruptcy case is 14-20017. The bankruptcy case is currently assigned to United States Bankruptcy Judge Ronald Pearson. The law firm of McGuireWoods LLP is acting as lead bankruptcy counsel to Freedom Industries, Inc. in the bankruptcy case.