On October 12, 2015, a stipulation regarding motion/application for approval of a settlement pursuant to rule 9019 was filed in the bankruptcy case of Freedom Industries, Inc. and its affiliates.
The filing was assigned docket number 928 and is described on the court’s official docket as follows:
Stipulation filed in the SDWV District Court of Voluntary Withdrawal of Appeal Pursuant to FRBP 8023, By and Between AIG Specialty Insurance Company, West Virginia Department of Environmental Protection, Debtor In Possession Freedom Industries, Inc., and Gary Southern Re: 741 Notice of Appeal filed by Other Prof. Gary Southern and 745 Notice of Appeal filed by Debtor In Possession Freedom Industries, Inc.. (ljg) Modified text on 11/5/2015 (ljg). (Entered: 11/05/2015)
Freedom Industries, Inc. filed for bankruptcy protection, or had an involuntary bankruptcy petition filed against it, on January 17, 2014. The bankruptcy case is pending before the United States Bankruptcy Court for the Southern District of West Virginia . The case number for the lead bankruptcy case is 14-20017. The bankruptcy case is currently assigned to United States Bankruptcy Judge Ronald Pearson. The law firm of McGuireWoods LLP is acting as lead bankruptcy counsel to Freedom Industries, Inc. in the bankruptcy case.