Massey Accuses RG Steel Of Misusing Bankruptcy Stay

Law360, Wilmington (July 19, 2012, 5:17 PM EDT) -- Massey Energy Co. accused a subsidiary of bankrupt RG Steel LLC on Wednesday of unfairly using an automatic stay to block a $31.5 million contract suit from the coal company while continuing to pursue its own related suit against Massey.

In a motion filed in Delaware bankruptcy court, Massey requested that its automatic stay be modified to allow a subsidiary’s suit to proceed in West Virginia federal court against Mountain State Carbon LLC, a joint venture 50 percent owned by debtor RG Steel Wheeling LLC....
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Case Title

Central West Virginia Energy Company, Inc. et al v. Mountain State Carbon, LLC et al


Case Number

5:09-cv-00467

Court

West Virginia Southern

Nature of Suit

Contract: Other

Judge

Thomas E. Johnston

Date Filed

April 28, 2009


Case Title

WP Steel Venture LLC


Case Number

1:12-bk-11661

Court

Delaware

Nature of Suit

Date Filed

May 31, 2012

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