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Bankruptcy Statistics

Weekly Filings
July 12-18, 2021
Type of Case Filings Percent Change From Same Week in 2020 Percent Change From Same Week in 2019
Total 7,134 -19.6% -49.4%
Ch. 7 4,983 -25.4% -43.7%
Ch. 11 68 -48.1% -47.7%
Ch. 13 2,080 1.5% -59.4%
Other* 3 -84.2% -50.0%
*Ch. 9, 12,15      

Weekly filing data compiled from PACER and is subject to slight revisions.

For exclusive analysis and insight by ABI's Ed Flynn on the weekly filings, please click here.

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Thomas J. Salerno

Stinson LLP (Phoenix, AZ)

It is time for the federal government to stop asserting positions that only harm the very constituency that the CARES Act was intended to assist, create burdens on an already stressed court system, and create additional fees, costs and delays for borrowers in bankruptcy.

The impact on U.S. business is already severe. The bankruptcy and restructuring landscape is likely to be altered in ways that may not be easy to predict.

Christopher A. Ward

Polsinelli (Wilmington, DE)

Although a bankruptcy filing may keep the doors open, the cost of a bankruptcy can be overwhelming when you may have been able to address the situation through an alternative pay arrangement with your landlord.

COVID-19 Legal Information

About COVID-19

What is a novel coronavirus?

A novel coronavirus is a new coronavirus that has not been previously identified. The virus causing coronavirus disease 2019 (COVID-19) is not the same as the coronaviruses that commonly circulate among humans and cause mild illness, like the common cold.

How can I help protect myself?

Visit the CDC's COVID-19 Prevention and Treatment page to learn about how to protect yourself from respiratory illnesses, like COVID-19.

How can I prepare for COVID-19 at work?

Plan for potential changes at your workplace. Talk to your employer about their emergency operations plan, including sick-leave policies and telework options.

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