A&P Gets OK For $1.3B Personal Injury Claims Process

Law360, New York (October 25, 2011, 4:11 PM EDT) -- A New York bankruptcy judge on Friday overruled objections to approve a request from Great Atlantic & Pacific Tea Co. to establish procedures to resolve some $1.3 billion in outstanding personal injury claims against the bankrupt supermarket operator.

U.S. Bankruptcy Judge Robert D. Drain approved A&P's motion, saying the claims resolution process was in the best interest of debtors and creditors. A few claimants had objected to the proposal, but some of those objections had been resolved by the time the motion was heard Oct. 13,...
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