You invested thousands of hours working up your case, you paid tens of thousands of dollars gathering the perfect experts to illustrate the injuries, you invested your blood, sweat and tears prepping for trial, and then . . . you get the bankruptcy notice in the mail. The feeling of dread washes over you and you panic as you think about how much money and time just went down the drain all because the shady defense lawyer talked their client into filing for a bankruptcy that will stain their client’s financial record for more than a decade. But stop panicking, gather your senses, because your case just got better not worse. In this hour, we will go through what you need to know to turn this dreaded feeling into the greatest blessing for both you and your client.
(10 min) Evaluating the bankruptcy schedules
(10 min) Lifting the Bankruptcy Stay
(10 min) Befriending the Trustee
(10 min) Bringing the Bankruptcy into the underlying case
(10 min) Setting traps for the inevitable appeal
(10 min) Questions?