Bear Island Paper Bankruptcy Sets Claims Deadline

Richmond, Virginia.  On May 13, 2010, the bankruptcy court set July 6, 2010 at 5:00 pm EST as the bar date, or deadline, for filing claims against Bear Island Paper Company, LLC.  Proofs of claim are to be sent to Bear Island’s claims agent:

The Garden City Group, Inc.
Attn.: Bear Island Claims Processing
P.O. Box 9550
Dublin, Ohio 43017-4850

The claims agent’s website is: http://www.gardencitygroup.com/cases/bip/index.php3

Those who wish to protect their claims against Bear Island should file a proof of claim prior to the claims bar date.  While a deceivingly simple form on its face, drafting a proof of claim can involve complicated legal issues.  Those with claims against Bear Island may want to consult with an attorney to assist in drafting their proof of claim so as to ensure that they receive all to which they are entitled.  Ronald Page has extensive experience representing creditors in large bankruptcy cases.