Judge Rejects $38M Claim In Sirva Inc. Ch. 11 Case

Law360, New York (September 4, 2009, 2:52 PM EDT) -- A federal judge has expunged a $38 million claim for damages in connection with fraud and antitrust allegations against the now-reorganized debtors in the bankruptcy case of moving and relocation company Sirva Inc., which owns Allied Van Lines, among other interests.

Judge James M. Peck's ruling, issued Sept. 2 in the U.S. Bankruptcy Court for the Southern District of New York, rejected the damages claim filed by defunct shipping company IFL Industries Inc. and its Florida-based successor Airquest Industries Inc.

Sirva's motion to expunge argued that...
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