On December 23, 2014, an order regarding the to initiate an adversary proceeding was filed in the bankruptcy case of Key Rehabilitation, Inc. and its affiliates.
The filing was assigned docket number 103 and is described on the court’s official docket as follows:
ORDER by Judge Mashburn : With regard to docket entry # , the debtor has removed a lawsuit pending in state court to this court. The Clerk is directed to create a new adversary proceeding for the removed documents at docket entry #81 and to assess any costs in the same manner as if the removing party had initially filed the removal documents as an adversary proceeding. The removed lawsuit shall then proceed in accordance with this court’s normal pretrial procedures for adversary proceedings, including setting a date for a pretrial conference at which time appropriate dates and deadlines will be established. This action is merely to give the litigation a separate file number as with other separate lawsuits filed in this court and is without prejudice to any rights the adverse party may have to oppose the removal, to seek abstention or remand, or to otherwise raise questions about jurisdiction over the matter or the court’s ability to proceed to a resolution of the case . (las)
Key Rehabilitation, Inc. filed for bankruptcy protection, or had an involuntary bankruptcy petition filed against it, on October 14, 2014. The bankruptcy case is pending before the United States Bankruptcy Court for the Middle District of Tennessee . The case number for the lead bankruptcy case is 14-08206. The bankruptcy case is currently assigned to United States Bankruptcy Judge Randal Mashburn. The law firm of Bradley Arant Rose & White LLP is acting as lead bankruptcy counsel to Key Rehabilitation, Inc. in the bankruptcy case.