Bankruptcies On The Rise In Louisiana

By Robert Flanagan
A story by the Associated Press in the Shreveport Times highlights the increasing number of bankruptcies in Louisiana: According to the Administrative Office of United States Courts, there were 18,268 bankruptcy filings in the state from Oct. 1, 2008, through Sept. 30, 2009, up 18 percent from the previous year’s filings of 15,412. The number...

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