Bankruptcy Filings

Ritz Camera Files Second Bankruptcy

Ritz Camera & Image, the Washington, D.C. based photography retail chain, filed for chapter 11 bankruptcy protection last month for the second time in just 3 years.  Founded in 1936, Ritz built a profitable business by selling cameras and then processing… Read More ›

Patriot Coal Files for Bankruptcy As Demand for Natural Gas Rises

Patriot Coal Corp. filed for bankruptcy on Monday, and was the first U.S. coal producer to seek court protection since prices began to plummet as electricity producers turned to cheaper natural gas. The Company and nearly 100 affiliates were part of the… Read More ›

Dynegy Inc. Files For Chapter 11 Bankruptcy Protection

Dynegy Inc. (DYN: News ) said it filed a voluntary petition to reorganize under Chapter 11 of the U.S. Bankruptcy Code in the United States Bankruptcy Court for the Southern District of New York, Poughkeepsie Division. The Chapter 11 case of Dynegy’s… Read More ›

California City Declares Bankruptcy

Stockton, California has filed for Chapter 9 protection, making it the largest American city ever to declare bankruptcy. The filing comes after officials were unable to reach a deal with the city’s creditors to restructure hundreds of millions of dollars… Read More ›

Premier Publisher of School Books Files Bankruptcy

Yesterday, Houghton Mifflin Harcourt Publishing Company and its affiliates (HMH), the leading provider of educational material to the elementary and secondary school market in the United States, filed bankruptcy in the Southern District of New York.  The consolidated cases are docketed under Case No…. Read More ›

Connexion Technologies Files Bankruptcy Amidst Loss of DirectTV Contracts

        Connexion Technologies, a real estate and telecommunications company out of North Carolina, filed for chapter 11 bankruptcy April 26, 2012, with the intention to sell itself after DirecTV Group Inc. (DTV) terminated its contracts with the Company, pushing… Read More ›