Thursday, July 9, 2009

Social Security Administration Liable for Violations of Automatic Stay in Bankruptcy Court

The Daily Business Review reported today that a U.S. Bankruptcy Judge in New York held that the Social Security Administration was not immune from being liable for emotional distress damages after they allegedly violated the automatic stay sent demand letters to someone who had filed for bankruptcy. The decision, In re Griffin, was issued by U.S. Bankruptcy Judge Diane Davis in the Northern District of New York and can be found here.


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