On June 20, 2014, an order regarding the motion for authority to pay claims of employees was filed in the bankruptcy case of Kid Brands, Inc. and its affiliates.
The filing was assigned docket number 55 and is described on the court’s official docket as follows:
Order (I) Authorizing, But Not Directing, The Debtors to Pay Pre-Petition Wages, Salaries and Related Obligations and Taxes, and (II) Directing All Banks to Honor Checks and Transfers for Payment of Pre-Petition Employee Obligation. (Related Doc # ). Service of notice of the entry of this order pursuant to Rule 9022 was made on the appropriate parties. See BNC Certificate of Notice. Signed on 6/20/2014. (zlh)
Kid Brands, Inc. filed for bankruptcy protection, or had an involuntary bankruptcy petition filed against it, on June 18, 2014. The bankruptcy case is pending before the United States Bankruptcy Court for the District of New Jersey. The case number for the lead bankruptcy case is 14-22582. The bankruptcy case is currently assigned to United States Bankruptcy Judge Donald Steckroth. The law firm of Lowenstein Sandler PC is acting as lead bankruptcy counsel to Kid Brands, Inc. in the bankruptcy case.