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Posted 4 years ago in Bankruptcy Podcasts by Lawyers.com Radio  
The Basics of Bankruptcy [Podcast]

  Matt: Welcome to Lawyers.com radio. Your legal solutions start right here. We’ll help you understand your legal issue, find a lawyer in your area, and suggest legal forums for legal self-help. Today’s show is brought to you by the Internet law lawyers at Traverse Legal, PLC. This is Matt Plessner and today we’ll be discussing bankruptcy. Bankruptcy hits tons of Americans all the time, and we here at Lawyers.com want to educate you on what to do in the …

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Posted 5 years ago in Bankruptcy by Jennifer King  
Read the Latest Issue of ‘Your Money & The Law’ Newsletter

Facebook to Pay $20M to Settle ‘Sponsored Stories’ Suit Facebook plans to settle a California class action over its use of users’ names and their profile pictures in its Sponsored Stories program for $20 million. The class accused the site of using the names and/or likenesses of users without their permission to promote products and services in violation of California’s state laws. Find Out More…   Prepaid Debit Cards Are Largely Unregulated Prepaid debit cards continue to grow in popularity …

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Posted 5 years ago in Bankruptcy by Lawyers.com   
Medical Bills a Leading Cause of Bankruptcy

Medical debt is one of the main factors leading to bankruptcy. In fact, it’s a contributing cause in 62 percent of personal bankruptcy filings, according to a 2009 study that appeared in the American Journal of Medicine. Medical debt differs from other forms of consumer debt, since it usually results from something completely unpredictable – an illness or injury. In addition, illness or injury often prevents a person from working and earning income to pay off the bills. Many American …

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