Detroit Given 35 Days To Deal With Pending Tort Claims

Law360, New York (October 8, 2013, 4:27 PM EDT) -- The city of Detroit has 35 days to come up with a plan to deal with several hundred lawsuits against it before at least one litigant will be allowed to pursue her tort claims, a judge ruled Tuesday.

In a ruling from the bench, U.S. Bankruptcy Judge Steven W. Rhodes said that if the city did not file a motion that outlined some sort of attempt to liquidate all tort claims currently pending against the city within those 35 days, he would lift the automatic stay...
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