Personal Injury Lawsuits And BK In Pennsylvania

Will Filing Bankruptcy In Pennsylvania End My Injury Lawsuit?

If you are being sued due to an auto accident, or other type of accident that inflicted serious personal injury to another in Pennsylvania, you may have questions regarding how filing bankruptcy will impact your situation. You should absolutely speak with a Montgomery County Bankruptcy Lawyer to discuss your rights.

Personal Injury Lawsuits And Bankruptcy In Pennsylvania

If you are the liable party in a personal injury lawsuit such as a suit involving a car accident, you may be able to file bankruptcy to avoid personal liability. The bankruptcy court will review your case and consider several factors and circumstances to determine whether or not you can discharge your personal liability for the accident. Typically, you are unable to discharge your personal liability if the cause of the accident is related to alcohol or drugs.

If you are personally liable for damages, you may want to consider filing a Chapter 13 bankruptcy. The debt can be paid over the 3 to 5 year Chapter 13 plan. Contact a Plymouth Meeting Bankruptcy Attorney today to discuss your options.