Patriot Coal Wins Green Light To Probe Arch Coal

Law360, New York (September 20, 2013, 5:44 PM EDT) -- Patriot Coal Corp. received court approval Friday to move ahead with a subpoena of Arch Coal Inc., which the bankrupt company says could shed some light on whether assets it acquired from an Arch unit in 2008 could lead to potential lawsuits.

U.S. Bankruptcy Judge Kathy A. Surratt-States signed an order authorizing Patriot and its official committee of unsecured creditors to conduct discovery on Arch as part of its investigation of its assets and liabilities. Though Patriot is the product of a 2007 spinoff of Peabody...
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