Bailey v. Social Security Administration

Memorandum Decision Regarding Cross-Motions for Summary Judgment

Attorney Matthew S. Mansfield represented the debtor/plaintiff in this bankruptcy case in which a Complaint was filed against Social Security Administration for violation of the automatic stay in the debtor's bankruptcy case. This published opinion by the Chief U.S. Bankruptcy Judge for the Southern District of New York resolves cross-motions for summary judgment and is important because the Court agreed with plaintiff that in the right situation, a debtor can recover emotional distress damages as a result of a creditor violating the automatic stay. Attorney Mansfield is a litigator whose primary practice areas are bankruptcy and matrimonial/family law.

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Reference Info:Decision | Federal, 2nd Circuit, New York | United States

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