On August 11, 2015, an order regarding the motion for authority to pay claims of employees was filed in the bankruptcy case of Saint Michael’s Medical Center, Inc. and its affiliates.
The filing was assigned docket number 35 and is described on the court’s official docket as follows:
ORDER: (I) AUTHORIZING DEBTORS TO PAY PREPETITION WAGES, SALARIES, AND RELATED TAXES FOR PREPETITION PERIODS; (II) DIRECTING ALL BANKS TO HONOR PREPETITION CHECKS FOR PAYMENT OF PREPETITION EMPLOYEE OBLIGATIONS; (III) AUTHORIZINGDEBTORS TO HONOR WORKERS’ COMPENSATION AND CERTAIN EMPLOYEE BENEFIT OBLIGATIONS; (IV) AUTHORIZING DEBTORS TO PAY CRITICAL PREPETITION DEBTS OF PHYSICIANS AND PHYSICIAN GROUPS PERFORMING ESSENTIAL PATIENT SERVICES; AND (V) GRANTING OTHER RELATED RELIEF (Related Doc # ). Service of notice of the entry of this order pursuant to Rule 9022 was made on the appropriate parties. See BNC Certificate of Notice. Signed on 8/11/2015. (nds)
Saint Michael’s Medical Center, Inc. filed for bankruptcy protection, or had an involuntary bankruptcy petition filed against it, on August 10, 2015. The bankruptcy case is pending before the United States Bankruptcy Court for the District of New Jersey. The case number for the lead bankruptcy case is 15-24999. The bankruptcy case is currently assigned to United States Bankruptcy Judge Vincent Papalia. The law firm of Cole, Schotz, Meisel, Forman & Leonard, P.A. is acting as lead bankruptcy counsel to Saint Michael’s Medical Center, Inc. in the bankruptcy case.