New NY Bankruptcy Chief Chides Attys In St. Vincent Case

Law360, New York (March 1, 2012, 8:57 PM EST) -- Saint Vincent Medical Centers, an insurer and two banks have one more week to work out a $100,000 dispute over two stolen settlement checks or undergo potentially costly litigation, the brand-new chief judge of southern New York's bankruptcy court warned Thursday.

Chief U.S. Bankruptcy Judge Cecelia G. Morris, in her first day at the helm of the Southern District of New York's bankruptcy court, stepped out of the courtroom for nearly 30 minutes to let attorneys for the bankrupt hospital operator, Public Service Mutual Insurance Co.,...
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