James River Coal Company (2014) Bankruptcy New Filing Alert: Motion/Application For Approval Of A Settlement Pursuant To Rule 9019

On November 13, 2015, a motion/application for approval of a settlement pursuant to rule 9019 was filed in the bankruptcy case of James River Coal Company (2014) and its affiliates.

The filing was assigned docket number 1504 and is described on the court’s official docket as follows:

Fourth Motion to Approve Compromise under FRBP 9019 (Presentment Date: 12/4/15 at 12:00 p.m.; Objection Deadline: 11/27/15 at 4:00 p.m.) Debtors’ Fourth Omnibus Motion for Entry of Orders Pursuant to Bankruptcy Rule 9019 Approving Settlements of Avoidance Actions filed by Neil Berger of Togut, Segal & Segal LLP on behalf of James River Coal Company. (Attachments: # (1) Exhibit(s) A – Schedule of Settling Defendants # (2) Exhibit(s) B – CSX Transportation, Inc. # (3) Exhibit(s) C – Synenergy Partners, LLC # (4) Exhibit(s) D – Whayne Supply Company # (5) Exhibit(s) E – Appalachian Security, Inc. # (6) Exhibit(s) F – National Armature & Machine Inc, and National Pump # (7) Exhibit(s) G – Rudd Equipment Company, Inc. # (8) Exhibit(s) H – Dean Hall Trucking # (9) Exhibit(s) I – RKDIRT, Inc. d/b/a Onyett Fabricators Inc. # (10) Exhibit(s) J – Ridgwood Trucking Company, Inc. # (11) Exhibit(s) K – Hawkins Bailey Warehouse, Inc. # (12) Notice of Motion) (Berger, Neil)

James River Coal Company (2014) filed for bankruptcy protection, or had an involuntary bankruptcy petition filed against it, on April 7, 2014. The bankruptcy case is pending before the United States Bankruptcy Court for the Eastern District of Virginia . The case number for the lead bankruptcy case is 14-31848. The bankruptcy case is currently assigned to United States Bankruptcy Judge Kevin Huennekens. The law firm of Davis Polk & Wardwell LLP is acting as lead bankruptcy counsel to James River Coal Company (2014) in the bankruptcy case.


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