On January 5, 2015, an affidavit or declaration regarding application for authority to retain professionals was filed in the bankruptcy case of Rapid-American Corporation and its affiliates.
The filing was assigned docket number 397 and is described on the court’s official docket as follows:
Declaration – Supplemental Declaration of Lawrence Fitzpatrick in Support of the Debtor’s Motion for Entry of an Order Approving and Authorizing the Appointment of Lawrence Fitzpatrick as the Future Claimant Claimants’ Representative, Nunc Pro Tunc to July 11, 2013 (related document(s), ) filed by Edwin J Harron on behalf of Future Claimants’ Representative. (Harron, Edwin)
Rapid-American Corporation filed for bankruptcy protection, or had an involuntary bankruptcy petition filed against it, on March 8, 2013. The bankruptcy case is pending before the United States Bankruptcy Court for the Southern District of New York . The case number for the lead bankruptcy case is 13-10687. The bankruptcy case is currently assigned to United States Bankruptcy Judge Stuart Bernstein. The law firm of Reed Smith LLP is acting as lead bankruptcy counsel to Rapid-American Corporation in the bankruptcy case.