Judge OKs Personal Injury Claims Against St. Vincent

Law360, New York (December 3, 2007, 12:00 AM EST) -- The judge overseeing the Chapter 11 proceedings of St. Vincent Catholic Medical Centers — which emerged from bankruptcy this summer — has given approval to 19 parties with personal injury or wrongful death claims to pursue their cases against the health care provider.

U.S. District Judge Adlai S. Hardin Jr. of White Plains granted St. Vincent's motion on Friday for an order modifying the automatic stay afforded by the Bankruptcy Code and the injunction included in St. Vincent's blueprint for restructuring. The modification allowed pre-petition holders...
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