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JC Penney Files For Bankruptcy

Again, not Wisconsin bankruptcy news, or Madison bankruptcy news, but big bankruptcy news nonetheless. As we know, Corona virus and Covid 19 has been causing a lot of financial damage to both individuals, small businesses, and large ones alike. The media is now reporting that JC Penney has filed for bankruptcy protection. Apparently, the retailer [...]

By |2020-05-19T04:18:23+00:00May 19th, 2020|Uncategorized|0 Comments

J Crew Files For Bankruptcy

Not necessarily Wisconsin bankruptcy news, or Madison, Wisconsin bankruptcy news, but it is worth noting that another national retailer has filed for bankruptcy.  J Crew is the first national retailer to file bankruptcy since the coronoa virus or Covid 19 outbreak. The bankruptcy was apparently filed in Virginia. The Zaleski Law Firm is already taking [...]

By |2020-05-15T18:46:48+00:00May 15th, 2020|Uncategorized|0 Comments

Milk…Bankruptcy…and Wisconsin

In November, the largest milk producer in the country filed for Chapter 11 bankruptcy protection.  In January, Borden Dairy Co., the second largest producers also sought bankruptcy protection. It is reported that Borden, which is based in Dallas, owes between $100 and $500 million to about 5000 creditors. Unlike a Chapter 7 bankruptcy, a Chapter [...]

By |2020-03-24T03:01:52+00:00March 24th, 2020|Uncategorized|0 Comments

Boy Scouts of America file for bankruptcy

Various medial outlets are reporting that the Boy Scouts of America organization has filed for bankruptcy protection. The group has filed a Chapter 11 bankruptcy apparently in the hope of dealing with a deluge of lawsuits brought by sexual assault victims. CNN reports "hundreds" of lawsuits from across the country. It is unclear how many [...]

By |2020-02-21T02:13:33+00:00February 21st, 2020|Uncategorized|1 Comment

More corporate bankruptcies

Since Shopko is quite a large retailer here in Wisconsin, I previously wrote a little about its recent bankruptcy. I also noted the bankruptcy of Forever 21 another mall-type retailer.  Just for further information, here are some other retailers who have sought bankruptcy protection in the past five years or so: American Apparel, Delia, Aeropostale, [...]

By |2019-12-01T01:20:08+00:00December 1st, 2019|Uncategorized|0 Comments

Another corporate bankruptcy

If you have young girls, you have most likely shopped at Forever 21.  It appears that Forever 21 may longer be "forever" as of 2019. Various news agencies are reporting that the California retailer is filing for Chapter 11 bankruptcy.  It has stores in Wisconsin. News sources are reporting that the company will close up [...]

By |2019-11-06T15:38:40+00:00November 6th, 2019|Uncategorized|0 Comments

Bankruptcy news from Madison, Wisconsin

The last news I reported involved a bankruptcy filing by a business that is kind of local to Wisconsin, that being Shopko. Today, the news involves a New York company that has undoubtedly effected a lot of Wisconsinites, and for the worst. USA Today has reported that Purdue Pharma has filed for bankruptcy protection in [...]

By |2019-09-17T02:18:02+00:00September 17th, 2019|Uncategorized|0 Comments

May 2019 bankruptcy filing statistics

It's time to look at how many bankruptcy cases were filed in May 2019 here in Madison, Wisconsin, location of the United States Bankruptcy Court for the Western District of Wisconsin. According to the American Bankruptcy Institute, 346 chapter 7 bankruptcy cases and 7 chapter 13 bankruptcy cases were filed here in Madison, Wisconsin. Of [...]

By |2019-07-03T01:26:27+00:00July 3rd, 2019|Uncategorized|0 Comments

Steven Zaleski Top Lawyer Award 2019

Attorney Steven Zaleski, Madison, Wisconsin has been recognized as a Top Rated Lawyer in Wisconsin for 2019.  According to Avvo, Attorney Steven Zaleski has been recognized by the legal community as having a"superb" attorney rating.  Steven Zaleski has been practicing law since 1993. He has appeared before the Wisconsin Supreme Court on five separate occasions. [...]

By |2019-06-01T21:29:36+00:00June 1st, 2019|Uncategorized|0 Comments