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Posted at 12:07 PM ET, 08/24/2010

Bankruptcy filings rise in Maryland

By Washington Post editors

A federal courts report shows that bankruptcy filings jumped almost 36 percent in Maryland in the past year, continuing a recession-era trend of double-digit growth in cases, The Baltimore Sun reports.

The increase in Maryland, including business and individual bankruptcy cases, outpaced the 20 percent increase in filings nationally in the year that ended June 30, according to statistics released recently by the Administrative Office of the U.S. Courts. More than 29,000 bankruptcy cases were filed in Maryland in that time, the report shows.

Read more about this story in the Baltimore Sun.

By Washington Post editors  | August 24, 2010; 12:07 PM ET
Categories:  Maryland  
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