EFFECT OF BANKRUPTCY ON A PERSONAL INJURY CASE

Plaintiff Files Bankruptcy A debtor’s cause of action is property of the estate. Schedules A/B & C should be amended to disclose the asset. File Motion/Application to be appointed as Special Counsel Prior to Settlement > File Motion with Fee Agreement Post Settlement > File Motion with Fee Agreement and Schedule of    Distribution Nunc Pro Tunc Comply with the following rules: Federal Rules of Bankruptcy Procedure: Rule 9019.  See:  https://www.law.cornell.edu/rules/frbp/rule_9019 LBR 9019-1 (Page 111) Settlement. LBR 2016-1 (Page 34) Compensation of Professionals. Wait for Court approval to distribute. Defendant Files Bankruptcy The Automatic Stay applies to a Defendant’s personal 

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