Healthco International v. Hicks, Muse & Co.

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May 17, 1996
3843 Dental Equipment and Supplies
339114 Dental Equipment and Supplies Manufacturing
bankruptcy
fraudulent transfer

Healthco International v. Hicks, Muse & Co.
195 B.R. 971, 1996 Bankr. LEXIS 553
US
Federal Court
Massachusetts
United States Bankruptcy Court
Valuation Research (solvency opinion)
Queenan

Summary

At issue are the fiduciary obligations of directors and controlling shareholders, breach of contract, negligence, gross negligence and bad faith.

See Also

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