On July 20, 2015, an order regarding the motion for authority to pay claims of employees was filed in the bankruptcy case of Walter Energy, Inc. and its affiliates.
The filing was assigned docket number 105 and is described on the court’s official docket as follows:
Order Granting Motion to Expedite Hearing (Related Doc # ) Signed on 7/20/2015. Hearing to be held on 7/28/2015 at 10:00 AM Courtroom 3 (TOM) Birmingham for  Debtors’ Motion For Supplemental Order Authorizing, But Not Directing, The Debtors To Pay Certain Bonus and Severance Obligations, (klt)
Walter Energy, Inc. filed for bankruptcy protection, or had an involuntary bankruptcy petition filed against it, on July 15, 2015. The bankruptcy case is pending before the United States Bankruptcy Court for the Northern District of Alabama . The case number for the lead bankruptcy case is 15-02741. The bankruptcy case is currently assigned to United States Bankruptcy Judge Tamara Mitchell. The law firm of Paul, Weiss, Rifkind, Wharton & Garrison LLP is acting as lead bankruptcy counsel to Walter Energy, Inc. in the bankruptcy case.