Case Background

On November 10, 2015, East Orange General Hospital, Inc. and Essex Valley Healthcare, Inc. (collectively, the "Debtors") each filed a voluntary petition for relief under Chapter 11 of the United States Bankruptcy Code in the United States Bankruptcy Court for the District of New Jersey.  The cases are pending before the Honorable Vincent F. Papalia and are jointly administered under Case No. 15-31232.

Important Information & Dates

Thank you for visiting the website of the Official Committee of Unsecured Creditors (the “Committee”) of East Orange General Hospital, Inc.

This site was created to assist creditors in understanding the bankruptcy process and their rights under the United States Bankruptcy Code.

This site was designed so that creditors may search information by category. Please note that this website was established and is maintained by the Committee and Prime Clerk LLC. This site is maintained for informational purposes only and does not contain official court records.



Useful Links

Debtors' Case Information Website


Liquidating Trustee Motions

Below please find motions filed on behalf of the Liquidating Trustee:

Motion for Entry of an Order Further Extending the Period Within Which the Liquidating Trustee May Remove Actions

Motion for Entry of an Order Granting an Extension of Time Within Which to File Objections to Claims

Motion of Bernard A. Katz to Administratively Close Chapter 11 Case of EVHI Liquidation, Inc.

Motion to Extend Time For Other Reason re:for an Order Granting an Extension of Time within which Liquidating Trustee May File Objections to Claims


Plan and Disclosure Statement

On June 28, 2016, the Debtors and the Official Committee of Unsecured Creditors (the “Committee”) filed their Joint Plan of Liquidation (the “Plan”) and Disclosure Statement for Joint Plan of Liquidation (the “Disclosure Statement”).  By order entered on July 13, 2016 (the “Combined Hearing Order”), the Bankruptcy Court conditionally approved the Disclosure Statement and authorized the Debtors and the Committee to solicit votes to accept or reject the Plan. 

Holders of claims in Class 5 under the Plan will receive a ballot form (the “Ballot”) to vote to accept or reject the Plan.  As more fully set forth in the Combined Hearing Order, in order to be counted as a vote to accept or reject the Plan, a Ballot must be properly executed, completed and delivered by U.S. Mail, courier or overnight delivery, so that such Ballot is actually received by Prime Clerk LLC (the balloting agent) by no later than August 15, 2016 at 5:00 p.m. (prevailing Eastern Time), at the following address:

EOGH Liquidation, Inc. f/k/a East Orange General Hospital, Inc., et al.

c/o Prime Clerk LLC

830 Third Avenue, 3rd Floor
New York, NY 10022


A hearing to consider final approval of the Disclosure Statement and confirmation of the Plan was held before the Honorable Vincent F. Papalia, United States Bankruptcy Judge, in Courtroom 3B of the United States Bankruptcy Court for the District of New Jersey, 50 Walnut Street, 3rd Floor, Newark, New Jersey 07102, on August 23, 2016 at 2:30 p.m. (prevailing Eastern Time), or as soon thereafter as counsel may be heard.

Any objections to final approval of the Disclosure Statement or confirmation of the Plan must be filed and served in accordance with the Combined Hearing Order by August 15, 2016.

Please click below to view and download copies of the Plan, Disclosure Statement, Combined Hearing Order and other related documents. All parties are urged to review these documents, which contain important information and dates.  Any questions concerning these matters may be directed to the Debtors’ counsel at (646) 414-6890 or the Committee’s counsel at (973) 243-8600.


Disclosure Statement 

First Plan Supplement

Second Plan Supplement

Third Plan Supplement

Combined Hearing Order

Declaration of James Daloia of Prime Clerk, LLC Regarding the Solicitation of Votes

Debtors’ and Committee’s Memorandum in Support of an Order Approving Disclosure Statement and Confirming the Joint Plan of Liquidation

Order (I) Approving the Debtors' and Committee's Disclosure Statement as Containing Adequate Information on a Final Basis and (II) Confirming the Chapter 11 Plan

Notice of Effective Date



Petition Date


Administrative Expense B...

5:00 PM (ET)

Effective Date

5:00 PM (ET)

Administrative Expense Bar Date


Counsel to Creditors' Committee

Trenk, DiPasquale, Della Fera & Sodono, P.C.

347 Mt. Pleasant Avenue, Suite 300
West Orange, NJ   07052
Phone: 973.243.8600
Fax: 973.243.8677
Adam D. Wolper, Esq.
Joseph J. DiPasquale, Esq.

Arent Fox, LLP

1675 Broadway
New York, NY   10019-5820
Phone: 212-484-3900
Fax: 212-484-3990
Leah M. Eisenberg, Esq.

Debtors' Counsel

Lowenstein Sandler LLP (New Jersey)

65 Livingston Avenue
Roseland, NJ   07068
Phone: 973.597.2500
Fax: 973.597.2400
Bruce Buechler, Esq.
Kenneth A. Rosen, Esq.
Michael Savetsky, Esq.

Lowenstein Sandler LLP (New York)

1251 Avenue of the Americas
New York, NY   10020
Phone: 212.262.6700
Fax: 212.262.7402
Gerald C. Bender, Esq.

United States Trustee and Court Information

Office of the United States Trustee

One Newark Center
1085 Raymond Blvd, Suite 210
Newark, NJ   07102
Phone: 973.945.3014
Fax: 973.645.5993
Mitchell B. Hausman, Esq.

United States Bankruptcy Court

50 Walnut Street, 3rd Fl
Newark, NJ   07102
Phone: 973.645.4764


Case Number
Debtor Name
Petition Date
15-31232 EOGH Liquidation, Inc. Committee November 10, 2015
15-31233 Essex Valley Healthcare, Inc. November 10, 2015