Judge Bats Down Appeal In WorldCom Case

Law360, New York (October 22, 2007, 12:00 AM EDT) -- A district court judge has rejected the appeal of a potential claimant in the WorldCom bankruptcy case, handing the reorganized and renamed telecommunications giant a win as it continues to tie up the loose ends of its long-standing Chapter 11 case.

On Friday, U.S. District Judge Richard Berman denied the appeal brought by HSG/ATN Inc., ruling that the bankruptcy judge had issued the correct decision regarding its administrative claim.

“The bankruptcy court properly found that the 'the language of the representation agreement is unambiguous' and that...
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