On March 9, 2015, a motion/application for approval of a settlement pursuant to rule 9019 was filed in the bankruptcy case of Groeb Farms, Inc. and its affiliates.
The filing was assigned docket number 511 and is described on the court’s official docket as follows:
Motion to Approve Compromise under Rule 9019 The General Unsecured Claims Litigation Trustees Motion For An Order To Approve (1) Stipulation And Settlement Agreement By, Between, And Among The General Unsecured Claims Litigation Trustee, Proposed Class Representatives, Producer/Packer Claimants And The Groeb Parties, (2) Class Action Settlement Agreement And Release, And (3) Settlement And Release Agreement Between Federal Insurance Company, Groeb Farms, Inc., Natural American Foods, Inc., General Unsecured Claims Litigation Trustee, Troy L. Groeb, Robert Feerick, Thomas Jenkins And Michael Bailey, Pursuant To Sections 363(B) And 105(A) Of The Bankruptcy Code And Bankruptcy RULE 9019(a), and Notice of Motion And Opportunity To Respond Filed by Interested Party General Unsecured Claims Litigation Trustee (Attachments: # 1 Exhibit A – Settlement Agreements) (Toby, Sheryl) (Entered: 03/09/2015)
Groeb Farms, Inc. filed for bankruptcy protection, or had an involuntary bankruptcy petition filed against it, on October 1, 2013. The bankruptcy case is pending before the United States Bankruptcy Court for the Eastern District of Michigan . The case number for the lead bankruptcy case is 13-58200. The bankruptcy case is currently assigned to United States Bankruptcy Judge Walter Shapero. The law firm of Foley & Lardner LLP is acting as lead bankruptcy counsel to Groeb Farms, Inc. in the bankruptcy case.