University General Health System, Inc. Bankruptcy New Filing Alert: Application For Authority To Retain Professionals

On March 16, 2015, an application for authority to retain professionals was filed in the bankruptcy case of University General Health System, Inc. and its affiliates.

The filing was assigned docket number 123 and is described on the court’s official docket as follows:

Application to Employ Skadden, Arps, Slate, Meagher & Flom LLP as Special Counsel to the Debtors and Debtors in Possession. Objections/Request for Hearing Due in 7 days. Filed by Debtor University General Health System, Inc. Hearing scheduled for 4/13/2015 at 01:00 PM at Houston, Courtroom 401 (LZP). (Attachments: # (1) Exhibit A – Proposed Order # (2) Declaration and Statement of John F. Lyons Pursuant to Bankruptcy Rules 2014 and 2016 # (3) Proposed Order) (Wolfshohl, Joshua)

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.


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