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Monthly Archives: April 2014

Doubting A Debt Collector

April 30, 2014 | Posted in Debt

If you have been experiencing calls from a debt collector you have likely experienced the doubt that can often come with repeated phone calls from a third party. One of the worst things you can do when facing a debt collector is ignore their call. However, that doesn’t mean you shouldn’t proceed with caution and […]

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Hospital Pushed Into Bankruptcy

April 28, 2014 | Posted in News

These days it isn’t just consumers that experience the stress of rising healthcare costs. Doctors and hospitals are also finding it difficult to pay their bills and keep the practice open. One D.C. area hospital is even being forced into bankruptcy by its creditors. A Chance To Claim The creditors of Washington D.C.’s Specialty Hospital […]

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Common Credit Questions In Bankruptcy

April 25, 2014 | Posted in Credit

When people file bankruptcy in Dayton Ohio there are many questions that our attorneys must answer. Here are answers to the most common questions about credit and bankruptcy: 1. How long will the bankruptcy be listed on my credit report? It depends. If you file for a Chapter 7 or Chapter 11 case, the filing […]

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American Airlines Ordered Not To Cut Pensions

April 23, 2014 | Posted in News

It has been a grueling two and a half year process in the American Airlines bankruptcy filing. After many negotiations with employee and labor unions resulted in little progress for the pockets of American Airlines, the case stagnated until the merger with US Airways came into play. Merge Not Purge The end of the American […]

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Detroit Bankruptcy Deal Surprises

April 21, 2014 | Posted in News

Although the Detroit municipal bankruptcy case hasn’t been the largest in history it certainly has been one of the most talked about since its filing in 2013. After much debate and negotiation, Detroit’s pension board and retirees’ groups have stated a tentative agreement has been reached. Common Ground With nearly $18 billion of debt to […]

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Managing Medical Debt

April 18, 2014 | Posted in Medical Bills

Medical debt is one of the leading reasons people file for bankruptcy. When medical bills pile up and the costs of treatment continue to plague you, finding a way out can be stressful. If you or someone you know is suffering a medical condition or chronic illness, there are some important things to know about […]

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Phantom Debt Collection Scam

April 16, 2014 | Posted in News

A report was released this week warning consumers of a new debt collection scam. It is called the phantom debt collection scam because the con artists are posing as debt collectors in attempt to get money from unsuspecting victims. Who Is Calling? It isn’t generally advised to avoid debt collection calls and ignore a debt, […]

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Bankruptcy Questions Answered

April 14, 2014 | Posted in Bankruptcy

For anyone considering filing for bankruptcy, the entire process can seem overwhelming. While there are some important things to note, much of what you are wondering can be answered in a few short sentences. Why do I need credit counseling? — The credit counseling requirement is to ensure that all debtors be put in touch […]

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Student Loan Debt Concerns

April 9, 2014 | Posted in Student loans

As the student loan debt industry reaches new heights of over one trillion dollars new information is surfacing as to the far reaching effects this debt burden is having on the economy and consumers. As the average graduate walks the stage with some $25,000 or more in student loan debt, the hardship these debt payments […]

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Bouncing Back With Bankruptcy

April 7, 2014 | Posted in Bankruptcy

For many people, the financial hardship that comes with unexpected life events can be devastating. From job loss to medical challenges, it can happen to the best of us and, often, at the worst time. If you are experiencing trouble making ends meet or paying debts, you may want to consider filing for bankruptcy. Here […]

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