TITLE

Unveiling the Mystery, History, and Problems Associated with the Jurisdictional Limitations of Bankruptcy Courts over Personal Injury Tort and Wrongful Death Claims

AUTHOR(S)
Kundawala, Ishaq
PUB. DATE
October 2011
SOURCE
McGeorge Law Review;Oct2011, Vol. 42 Issue 4, p739
SOURCE TYPE
Academic Journal
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
The article discusses various issues concerning the current jurisdictional structure of the bankruptcy courts, the jurisdictional limitations of these courts over personal injury tort and wrongful death claims in the U.S. It examines several articles of scholars, who have written about the interplay between mass tort law and bankruptcy to give solutions to the jurisdictional issues that arise with respect to the treatment of personal injury tort and wrongful death claims in bankruptcy. It further elaborates on fractionalized jurisdictional approach which will help in solving serious problems associated with both debtors and creditors.
ACCESSION #
86195427

 

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