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Bankruptcy

Jan 17, 2023

Vegas goalie files for bankruptcy after lawsuit by Wisconsin company

Vegas Golden Knights goaltender Robin Lehner and his wife have filed for bankruptcy in Nevada, citing up to $50 million in debts to dozens of creditors.

Jan 13, 2022

Briggs & Stratton bankruptcy agreement to provide $200K for worker’s comp claims

Employees of Briggs & Stratton who were injured at the now-bankrupt company will have an additional $200,000 fund to draw worker’s compensation from, thanks to a court decision.

Dec 16, 2020

Former Waukesha dairy company ordered to pay wages, benefits

A Waukesha dairy operation that abruptly closed down nearly eight years ago must pay at least $1.1 million in wages and benefits to former employees, Wisconsin Attorney General Josh Kaul announced Wednesday.

Aug 24, 2020

Commercial bankruptcies down across Wisconsin, nation, but a change may be looming

Although the economy has seen months of unemployment and business disruption from the coronavirus pandemic, predictions that bankruptcies would skyrocket have not come to pass.

Apr 27, 2020

A flood of business bankruptcies likely in coming months

The billions of dollars in coronavirus relief meant for small businesses may not prevent many of them from ending up in bankruptcy court.

Jun 25, 2018

Bankruptcy court orders state agency to give back woman’s tax refund

A federal bankruptcy court has ruled that the Wisconsin Department of Children and Families must give back more than $3,000 to a woman in Madison.

Mar 20, 2018

Court: Contractor can’t get rid of theft-by-contractor judgment in bankruptcy

A federal court has found that a bankruptcy declaration won't prevent a contractor from Chippewa Falls from having to pay back nearly $24,000 owed to two ex-customers.

Jan 29, 2018

Western Wisconsin had most farm bankruptcies in the US

Federal court data show that a Wisconsin district had the highest amount of farm bankruptcies in the country last year.

Aug 17, 2017

UW-Oshkosh to file for bankruptcy in wake of controversy

Officials with the University of Wisconsin-Oshkosh's private fundraising foundation say they will file for bankruptcy in the wake of a scandal involving a former chancellor and his chief business officer tied to several real estate ventures.

Jun 13, 2017

Federal bankruptcy court won’t sanction Chicago attorney

A federal bankruptcy court in Wisconsin has decided not to sanction a Chicago attorney.

Mar 22, 2017

Court sides with workers in bankruptcy case over lost wages

The U.S. Supreme Court on Wednesday sided with hundreds of former workers at a New Jersey trucking company who said they were unfairly denied a claim for lost wages after the company filed for bankruptcy protection.

Feb 13, 2017

State’s bankruptcy filings lowest in 9 years

Bankruptcy filings in Wisconsin fell to their lowest level in nine years last year as an improving economy and jobs climate helped more consumers keep up with their debts.

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