Husch Fees Draw Trustee's Objection In Insurer Bankruptcy

Law360, Los Angeles (November 06, 2013, 9:30 PM ET) -- The U.S. bankruptcy trustee for an insurance company that went belly-up in 2008 objected in Kansas federal court on Monday to paying the bill of the company's law firm, Husch Blackwell LLP, saying the estate’s nearly $12 million in payments to the firm is unfair to creditors.

The bankruptcy trustee for Brooke Corp., the defunct insurer, has paid Husch more than $11.7 million, according to the objection. Meanwhile, its pre-bankruptcy unsecured creditors have been awarded $559,000, the trustee wrote in Wednesday’s objection.

Through Sept. 30, 72...
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