Suits Against Philly Papers Halted In Ch. 11 Case

Law360, New York (July 7, 2009, 12:00 AM EDT) -- A federal judge has affirmed an injunction barring suits against the Philadelphia Inquirer and other local papers, holding that Philadelphia Newspapers LLC’s reorganization and its obligations to its employees recommend halting actions against nondebtor affiliates for an additional 60 days.

On Thursday, Judge Eduardo C. Robreno of the U.S. District Court for the Eastern District of Pennsylvania backed the bankruptcy court’s decision to suspend all litigation against Philadelphia Newspapers LLC and its related nondebtor entities, including its holding company, Philadelphia Inquirer CEO Brian Tierney and certain...
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