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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|0 Comments

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

Another big bankruptcy filing in Wisconsin

As was contemplated in the Wisconsin press, Shopko's parent company and related subsidiaries have filed for bankruptcy protection. This has been big news in Wisconsin as Shopko is a well-known and loved store. Shopko has filed a Chapter 11 bankruptcy.  This is vastly different from a Chapter 7 bankruptcy or Chapter 13 bankruptcy like most [...]

By |2019-04-13T21:28:53+00:00April 13th, 2019|Uncategorized|0 Comments

Wisconsin Bankruptcy filings in December of 2018

It appears that in December of 2018 there were 317 bankruptcy cases filed in the United States Bankruptcy Court For the Western District of Wisconsin, right here in Madison, Wisconsin. As always, if you are contemplating bankruptcy, you should talk with a lawyer experienced in bankruptcy.  Attorney Steven Zaleski

By |2019-02-21T04:45:52+00:00February 21st, 2019|Uncategorized|0 Comments