Bankruptcies Soar Across the Country In Northern Virginia, Chapter 7 filings have tripled over the past year. Bankruptcy attorney Tom Gorman, who represents small businesses seeking Chapter 7 liquidation in the region, talks to Liane Hansen about the epidemic.
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Bankruptcies Soar Across the Country

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Bankruptcies Soar Across the Country

Bankruptcies Soar Across the Country

Bankruptcies Soar Across the Country

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In Northern Virginia, Chapter 7 filings have tripled over the past year. Bankruptcy attorney Tom Gorman, who represents small businesses seeking Chapter 7 liquidation in the region, talks to Liane Hansen about the epidemic.

Bankruptcy attorney Mark Zuckerberg adds his perspective from Indianapolis, Ind., the state with the highest per capita rate of Chapter 7 bankruptcies.