Adelphia Not Liable For $44.7M Claim: Judge

Law360, New York (July 15, 2008, 12:00 AM EDT) -- Adelphia Communications Corp. is not liable to Lucent Technologies Inc. for a $44.7 million debt allegedly incurred by a now-defunct cell phone business in which Adelphia was once a partner, a bankruptcy judge has ruled.

Judge Cecilia G. Morris of the U.S. Bankruptcy Court for the Southern District of New York said Monday that Adelphia was not liable to Lucent under Delaware's Revised Uniform Limited Partnership Act because Lucent failed to present sufficient evidence that it reasonably believed, based upon Adelphia's conduct, that it was a...
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