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Can bankruptcy eliminate medical bills?

I was in a car accident last year, and because I don't have insurance, I owe thousands in medical bills. Can I file for bankruptcy to eliminate these bills? These bills are crushing me and I'll never be able to pay them off!

Answer By Eric Lewis
Indianapolis Bankruptcy Law Office of Eric C. Lewis
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Bankruptcy can eliminate medical bills.

Answer Applies to: Indiana
Replied: 9/29/2011

Answer By Paul Stuber
Paul Stuber, Attorney at Law
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Yes it can.

Answer Applies to: Colorado
Replied: 9/23/2011

Law Office of Lynnmarie A. Johnson
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Yes, assuming that you otherwise qualify, a bankruptcy discharges all of your unsecured bills, one of which is medical bills.

Answer Applies to: Michigan
Replied: 9/22/2011

Answer By Bill Zurinskas
Bankruptcy Law Center
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Medical Bankruptcy (which is a bankruptcy to eliminate primarily medical bills) is the most common kind of bankruptcy and medical bills are generally easily discharged in bankruptcy.

Answer Applies to: Colorado
Replied: 9/22/2011

Answer By Darren Aronow
The Law Office of Darren Aronow, PC
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Yes, a Chapter 7 bankruptcy will eliminate all unsecured debts including medical bills.

Answer Applies to: New York
Replied: 9/22/2011

Bankruptcy Law office of Bill Rubendall
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Owing medical bills is one of the main reasons to file bankruptcy.

Answer Applies to: California
Replied: 9/21/2011

Answer By Janet Lawson
Janet A. Lawson Bankruptcy Attorney
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Yes Bankruptcy is the "universal health care" program we have now.

Answer Applies to: California
Replied: 9/21/2011

Mercado & Hartung, PLLC
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Medical Bills are generally dischargeable.

Answer Applies to: Washington
Replied: 9/21/2011

Ashman Law Office
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One of the most common reasons 1 file Chapter 7 is due to medical bills. It is a very useful way to address them. A good attorney will be able to get you through it.

Answer Applies to: Georgia
Replied: 9/20/2011

Grace Law Offices of John F Geraghty Jr.
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Yes, medical bills can be discharged in Bankruptcy

Answer Applies to: Georgia
Replied: 9/20/2011

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