Case Background

On August 10, 2015, Saint Michael's Medical Center, Inc. and three affiliated debtors (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. 15-24999.

Click the "Submit Inquiry" tab above with questions or to request more information about the Debtors' chapter 11 cases.

Important Information & Dates

General Bar Date for Filing Proofs of Claim

The Bankruptcy Court has set the following deadlines for filing proofs of claim against the Debtors: 

  • General Bar Date (all creditors other than Governmental Units): December 15, 2015
  • Governmental Unit Bar Date: February 6, 2016

Click on "Submit a Claim" above to download a proof of claim form and for more information regarding filing a claim against the Debtors.

Administrative Expense Bar Date for Filing Proofs of Claim

The Bankruptcy Court has set June 30, 2016 as the deadline for filing Administrative Expense Claims

Click on "Submit a Claim" above to download a proof of claim form and for more information regarding filing a claim against the Debtors.

Official Committee of Unsecured Creditors

On August 18, 2015, the Office of the United States Trustee appointed the Official Committee of Unsecured Creditors.  The members of the Committee are: (i) JNESO District Council 1 (Chair); (ii) Accountable Healthcare Staffing, Inc.; (iii) Cardinal Health; (iv) District 1199J; (v) Med-Metrix LLC; (vi) Sodexo Operations, LLC; and (vii) St. James MedRealty LLC.

The Committee has selected Sills Cummis & Gross, P.C., One Riverfront Plaza, Newark, NJ 07102, Tel: (973) 643-7000 as its attorneys.

Hearing on Adequacy of the Disclosure Statement and Confirmation of the Plan

The Combined Hearing to consider, among other things, the adequacy of the Disclosure Statement was held on December 8, 2016 and the Hearing to consider confirmation of the Plan was held on January 12, 2017.

Please click below to view and download the Debtors' proposed Plan and proposed Disclosure Statement for the Plan:

Plan and Disclosure Statement 

On April 17, 2017 the Bankruptcy Court entered an order confirming the Plan. On April 17, 2017 the Plan became effective.

Dates

December
8

Disclosure Statement Hea...

11:00 A.M. (ET)
January
12

Plan Confirmation Hearin...

11:00 A.M. (ET)
April
17

Effective Date

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August
10
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September
11
2:30 PM (ET)

Final Hearing on First Day Pleadings

June
30
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December
8
11:00 A.M. (ET)

Disclosure Statement Hearing

Parties

Debtors' Counsel

Cole Schotz P.C.

Court Plaza North
25 Main Street
P.O. Box 800
Hackensack, NJ   07602-0800
http://www.coleschotz.com
Phone: 201.489.3000
Fax: 201.489.1536
Michael D. Sirota, Esq.
Gerald H. Gline, Esq.
Ryan T. Jareck, Esq.

Debtors' Financial Advisors

EisnerAmper LLP

111 Wood Avenue South
Iselin, NJ   08830-2700
http://www.eisneramper.com
Phone: 732.243.7000
Allen Wilen
Thomas Buck

United States Trustee and Court Information

United State Trustee

Office of the United States Trustee
One Newark Center
1085 Raymond Blvd, Suite 210
Newark, NJ   07102
http://www.justice.gov/ust/r03/newark/index.htm
Phone: 973.945.3014
Fax: 973.645.5993
Frances B. Steele, Esq.

United States Bankruptcy Court

District of New Jersey
50 Walnut Street, 3rd Fl
Newark, NJ   07102
http://www.njb.uscourts.gov
Phone: 973.645.4764


Counsel to Unsecured Creditors Committee

Sills Cummis & Gross PC

One Riverfront Plaza
Newark, NJ   07102
http://www.sillscummis.com/
Phone: 973-643-7000
Fax: 973-643-6500
Andrew H. Sherman
Boris I. Mankovetskiy
Lucas F. Hammonds

Debtors

Case Number
Debtor Name
Petition Date
15-24999 SMMC Liquidation Corp. fka Saint Michael's Medical Center, Inc. August 10, 2015
15-25000 Columbus Acquisition Corp. August 10, 2015
15-25001 Saint James Care, Inc. August 10, 2015
15-25003 University Heights Property Company, Inc. August 10, 2015