Ala. Church Wants Tronox Suit Back In State Court

Law360, New York (August 13, 2009, 4:06 PM EDT) -- An Alabama church has asked a bankruptcy judge to allow its environmental claims against chemical company Tronox Inc. and its former corporate parent Kerr-McGee Corp. to be returned to state court.

In a motion filed Tuesday in the U.S. Bankruptcy Court for the Southern District of New York, the Mt. Canaan Full Gospel Church Inc. of Birmingham, Ala., asked Judge Allen L. Gropper to lift the automatic stay and remand the case back to state court because of the difficulty in getting witnesses from Alabama to...
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