In re Heartland Mem. Hosp. LLC

Ruling: 
Counsel's incorrect docketing of order date was not excusable neglect for purposes of allowing late filing of appeal.
Procedural posture: 
Defendant physician moved for dispensation, pursuant to Fed. R. Bankr. P. 8002(c)(2), to file a notice of appeal after the date upon which the notice was required to be filed by Fed. R. Bankr. P. 8002(a). The physician's counsel asserted that the notice of appeal was not timely filed due to her excusable neglect.
Issue: 
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Commercial case opionion summary, case decided on June 21,2012, LexisNexis #1012-033