Lawyer Behind Disabilities Act Lawsuits Declares BankruptcyThe attorney who made headlines for suing small businesses that can't afford to fight back has filed for Chapter 13 bankruptcy. Paul Hansmeier sues businesses, claiming discrimination against people with disabilities. Disability experts believe his motive is to make money, not make businesses more accessible, as he proclaims.
Hundreds Of Clergy Abuse Claims Filed In Twin CitiesVictims of alleged sexual abuse by clergy in the Archdiocese of St. Paul and Minneapolis have filed more than 400 claims against the archdiocese in federal bankruptcy court, according to attorneys for victims and the archdiocese. The claims were filed by Monday, the deadline imposed by the bankruptcy court.
Former Archdiocese Employee Files Claim In Bankruptcy CourtA former employee of the Archdiocese of St. Paul and Minneapolis who went public with concerns that clergy sex abuse cases were being mishandled has filed a claim in bankruptcy court.
Deadline Reached For Bankruptcy Claims Against Twin Cities ArchdioceseRight now the Archdiocese is facing $26 million in claims, but that figure will jump dramatically. Of the 653 claims against the Archdiocese more than 400 are from victims of clergy abuse.
Judge Won't Extend Deadline For Minnesota Archdiocese ClaimsA federal bankruptcy judge has reaffirmed that victims of clergy sex abuse in the Archdiocese of St. Paul and Minneapolis must file their claims by Monday.
Twin Cities Archdiocese May Sell Off Some Properties To Pay CreditorsThe Archdiocese of St. Paul and Minneapolis says it may sell off a portion of its property in order to pay creditors after filing for bankruptcy. The archdiocese may pursue the option to sell three of its buildings in St. Paul, including the Chancery Office on Summit Avenue.
Target Canada Suppliers Hit By Retailer's Bankruptcy FilingThe end of Target's Canadian operations has had a financial impact on small and medium businesses in Minnesota that supplied the retailer. Target's Canadian division filed for bankruptcy protection last month and owes nearly $5 million to suppliers and service providers in Minnesota.
Archdiocese Files List Of Assets, Debts In Bankruptcy CaseThe Archdiocese of St. Paul and Minneapolis is listing its assets and liabilities in detail as part of its latest filing in U.S. Bankruptcy Court.
Federal Judge Orders Archdiocese To Mediation With Abuse VictimsLast week, the Archdiocese of St. Paul and Minneapolis announced it was filing for bankruptcy amid lawsuits claiming sexual abuse by priests. Tuesday, they were in court to hash out some of the details.
Churchgoers Brace After Archdiocese's Chapter 11 FilingFollowing the news that the Archdiocese of St. Paul and Minneapolis has filed for bankruptcy, dozens of parishes across the Twin Cities are now bracing for the worst. Archbishop John Nienstedt made the announcement on Friday. He claimed filing for Chapter 11 reorganization would not hurt local churches.
Archdiocese Of St. Paul & Minneapolis Files For BankruptcyThe Roman Catholic Archdiocese of St. Paul and Minneapolis filed for bankruptcy protection on Friday, saying it's the best way for the church to get as many resources as possible to victims of clergy sexual abuse.
Churchgoers Empathetic As Archdiocese Files For BankruptcyThe Archdiocese of Minneapolis and St. Paul has filed for bankruptcy amid lawsuits alleging sexual abuse by some of their clergy members.