Two defendants in a lawsuit for Malicious (personal injury) Intentional Torts (Texas) filed for Bankruptcy while the lawsuit is pending in State Court. A STAY is in place. A third defendant that is not in bankruptcy Removed the Case to one of the other Defendant's bankruptcy. I have filed a Motion to Remand and Abstain. Can or does the Bankruptcy Judge have any Jurisdiction over a Personal Injury Lawsuit? Defendants cannot remove to Federal District Court because all defendants did not CONSENT to Federal District court within the 30 day rule. So one of the Defendants took the case to Bankruptcy Court and is now filing a Motion to Withdraw the reference to get into Federal District Court by way of the back door.
Can a defendant use bankruptcy court to get into Federal Court?
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