W.Va. Hospital To File For Ch. 11, Seeks Partner

Law360, New York (August 30, 2013, 5:30 PM ET) -- West Virginia’s Fairmont General Hospital on Friday said it will soon file for Chapter 11 protection, to better position the organization as it searches for a partner with whom to form a strategic alliance.

The hospital — in Fairmont, W. Va., about 90 miles south of Pittsburgh — said following a careful and deliberate study of all its options, its board of directors will file for Chapter 11 on Sept. 3, in order to fiscally prepare itself to best negotiate a future partnership from a position...
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