Free Consultation | El Abogado Habla Español 239.970.6844
Can I Discharge My Medical Debt in a Chapter 7 Bankruptcy?

Can I Discharge My Medical Debt in a Chapter 7 Bankruptcy?

Medical debt plagues millions of adults across the nation. Many people are unable to afford medical insurance protection due to the astronomical expenses associated with health coverage. Even those who have health insurance may find themselves underinsured and burdened by uncovered medical bills, deductible payments, and co-pays. As we age, medical debt can appear unexpectedly and change permanently change the course of your financial fortune. In our years of providing dedicated legal counsel and care to those in these very situations, we at Powell, Jackman, Stevens & Ricciardi, P.A estimate nearly a quarter of all Americans are struggling underneath the weight of significant medical debt.

Addressing Medical Debt By Filing Chapter 7 Bankruptcy

Many families who are burdened by large amounts of medical debt consider filing for Chapter 7 bankruptcy. In doing so, any medical debt is considered unsecured non-priority debt, just like your credit cards, which means there is no limit to how much can be discharged. While this may be a viable solution for some, it is important to consider the asset and income qualifications required to obtain a Chapter 7 bankruptcy filing. If you qualify, any medical bills and unsecured debts will be wiped away.

Seeking a Skilled Bankruptcy Attorney to Protect Your Best Interests? Contact Our Trusted Advocates Today

At Powell, Jackman, Stevens & Ricciardi, P.A., we understand you are coming to us in what is likely the most stressful or challenging time of your life. This is why we strive to ensure we do everything possible to make this process easier thanks to our unending support and unparalleled knowledge. Don’t face this time without our experienced team by your side.

If you believe Chapter 7 bankruptcy is an option for you, please don’t hesitate to contact our office for a free consultation today. Call (239) 970-6844.

Contact Our Firm

Request your free consultation today and let our experienced attorneys help you.

We do not represent tenants.

    • Please enter your name.
    • This isn't a valid phone number.
    • Please enter your email address.
      This isn't a valid email address.
    • Please make a selection.
    • Please enter a message.