The Archdiocese of Saint Paul and Minneapolis Bankruptcy New Filing Alert: Complaint To Initiate An Adversary Proceeding

On January 20, 2015, a complaint to initiate an adversary proceeding was filed in the bankruptcy case of The Archdiocese of Saint Paul and Minneapolis and its affiliates.

The filing was assigned docket number 43 and is described on the court’s official docket as follows:

Adversary case 15-03013. (91 (Declaratory judgment)), Complaint with demand for jury trial by Archdiocese of Saint Paul and Minneapolis against The Continental Insurance Company , FIREMAN’S FUND INSURANCE COMPANY , National Fire Insurance Company of Hartford , TIG INSURANCE COMPANY , Continental Casualty Company , Hartford Accident and Indemnity Company , AMERICAN HOME ASSURANCE COMPANY , The Aetna Casualty and Surety Company , Bellefonte Insurance Company , Excess Insurance Company , Terra Nova Insurance Company Limited , Dominion Insurance Company , Soverign Marine & General Insurance Company Limited , Stronghold Insurance Company Limited , Yasuda Fire & Marine Insurance Company (U.K.) Limited , Sphere Drake Insurance PLC , CNA Reinsurance of London, Limited , Interstate Fire and Casualty Company , 21st Century Centennial Insurance Company , Certain Underwriters at Lloyd’s London subscribing to Policies S3721, SL3722, SL3723, ISL3115, ISL3116, ISL3117, ISL3675 ISL3613, ISL3614, and ISL3615 , The Catholic Mutual Relief Society of America , State Farm Fire and Casualty Company , Northwestern National Insurance Company of Milwaukee , Northwestern National Insurance Company of Milwaukee (SEG ACCT) , Markel International Insurance Company , Tenecom, Ltd. , RiverStone Insurance (UK) Limited , CX Reinsurance Company Ltd. , those insurers or underwriters issuing or subscribing to Insurance Policy Nos. SLC5743, ICO4076, ICO5200, or ICO5402 . No Fee. (Attachments: # 1 Cover Sheet) (Sam MNBS QC) (Entered: 01/20/2015)

The Archdiocese of Saint Paul and Minneapolis filed for bankruptcy protection, or had an involuntary bankruptcy petition filed against it, on January 16, 2015. The bankruptcy case is pending before the United States Bankruptcy Court for the District of Minnesota. The case number for the lead bankruptcy case is 15-30125. The bankruptcy case is currently assigned to United States Bankruptcy Judge Robert Kressel. The law firm of Briggs & Morgan, P.A. is acting as lead bankruptcy counsel to The Archdiocese of Saint Paul and Minneapolis in the bankruptcy case.


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