On November 6, 2015, a motion for miscellaneous “first day” relief was filed in the bankruptcy case of Fortress Resources, LLC (d/b/a McCoy Elkhorn Coal Company) and its affiliates.
The filing was assigned docket number 18 and is described on the court’s official docket as follows:
Motion for Payment of Insurance and Severance Obligations, filed by Fortress Resources, LLC. Hearing scheduled for 11/10/2015 at 03:00 PM at Lexington Courtroom, 3rd Floor. (Attachments: # (1) Proposed Order) (Brackney, Peter)
Fortress Resources, LLC (d/b/a McCoy Elkhorn Coal Company) filed for bankruptcy protection, or had an involuntary bankruptcy petition filed against it, on November 5, 2015. The bankruptcy case is pending before the United States Bankruptcy Court for the Eastern District of Kentucky . The case number for the lead bankruptcy case is 15-70730. The bankruptcy case is currently assigned to United States Bankruptcy Judge Tracey Wise. The law firm of Bunch & Brock is acting as lead bankruptcy counsel to Fortress Resources, LLC (d/b/a McCoy Elkhorn Coal Company) in the bankruptcy case.