On May 19, 2016, an application for authority to retain professionals was filed in the bankruptcy case of Affirmative Insurance Holdings, Inc. and its affiliates.
The filing was assigned docket number 402 and is described on the court’s official docket as follows:
Supplemental Application/Motion to Employ/Retain Bederson & Company, LLP as Accountants Filed by Don Beskrone. Hearing scheduled for 7/8/2016 at 11:00 AM at US Bankruptcy Court, 824 Market St., 5th Fl., Courtroom #6, Wilmington, Delaware. Objections due by 6/29/2016. (Attachments: # (1) Exhibit A – Proposed Order # (2) Exhibit B – Persing Declaration # (3) Exhibit C – Engagement Letter # (4) Notice # (5) Certificate of Service) (Mickler, IV, Frederick)
Affirmative Insurance Holdings, Inc. filed for bankruptcy protection, or had an involuntary bankruptcy petition filed against it, on October 14, 2015. The bankruptcy case is pending before the United States Bankruptcy Court for the District of Delaware. The case number for the lead bankruptcy case is 15-12136. The bankruptcy case is currently assigned to United States Bankruptcy Judge Christopher Sontchi. The law firm of McDermott Will & Emery is acting as lead bankruptcy counsel to Affirmative Insurance Holdings, Inc. in the bankruptcy case.