On February 27, 2015, a motion for authority to pay claims of employees was filed in the bankruptcy case of University General Health System, Inc. and its affiliates.
The filing was assigned docket number 6 and is described on the court’s official docket as follows:
Emergency Motion Debtors’ Emergency Motion for Interim and Final Orders Pursuant to 11 U.S.C. §§ 105(a), 363, 507(a), 541, 1107(a) and 1108 and Fed. R. Bankr. P. 6003 and 6004 to, Inter Alia (i) Authorize, But Not Direct, the Debtors to Pay Prepetition Wages, Compensation and Employee Benefits; (ii) Authorize, But Not Direct, the Debtors to Continue Certain Employee Benefit Programs in the Ordinary Course; and (iii) Direct all Banks to Honor Prepetition Check for Payment of Prepetition Employee Obligations Filed by Debtor University General Health System, Inc. (Attachments: # 1Proposed Order) (Higgins, John) (Entered: 02/27/2015)
University General Health System, Inc. filed for bankruptcy protection, or had an involuntary bankruptcy petition filed against it, on February 27, 2015. The bankruptcy case is pending before the United States Bankruptcy Court for the Southern District of Texas . The case number for the lead bankruptcy case is 15-31086. The bankruptcy case is currently assigned to United States Bankruptcy Judge Letitia Paul. The law firm of Porter & Hedges, L.L.P. is acting as lead bankruptcy counsel to University General Health System, Inc. in the bankruptcy case.