The state of Pennsylvania wrongly pressed court actions against
- The ruling means that while Chesapeake is in bankruptcy the Office of the Attorney General of Pennsylvania can’t press lawsuits accusing the company of underpaying oil and gas royalties to landowners in the state
- U.S. Bankruptcy Judge
David R. Jonesrejected claims state officials were exempt from the federal rule that temporarily halts litigation while a company tries to reorganize in bankruptcy
- Jones said there was “an intentional effort by the Commonwealth of Pennsylvania to ...