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New Louisiana faces venue transfer

Sep 15, 2014 - The Deal Pipeline

Patients of a nursing home operator look to transfer the company's bankruptcy out of Louisiana, asserting the debtor has no ties to the Bayou State.

As of Monday, Sept. 15, the estates of 34 patients have filed motions requesting the case of New Louisiana Holdings LLC be moved from the U.S. Bankruptcy Court for the Western District of Louisiana in Lafayette to U.S. Bankruptcy Court for the Middle District of Florida.

In a Tuesday motion, Kirk A. Patrick II of Donohue, Patrick & Scot...