Chapter 7 Individual Bankruptcy

Individuals who reside, have a place of business, or own property in the United States may file for bankruptcy in a federal court under Chapter 7 (“straight bankruptcy”, or liquidation).

Bankruptcy: What Personal Injury and Medical Malpractice Attorneys Need To Know

When a plaintiff in a personal injury or medical malpractice case needs to file for bankruptcy, usually a chapter 7, this has specific consequences for the posture of the personal injury or medical malpractice case. In this article we explore what happens in this situation, and what the plaintiff’s attorney needs to know in order to bring that action to a successful conclusion.

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Filing For Bankruptcy

There are many different injuries that can result from a car accident. Serious injuries might become permanent and result in physical disability. If you are a victim in a motor vehicle accident, you may suffer property damage, lost wages, pain and suffering, cost for medical treatment, and losses as a result of disability.