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Collecting debts from the ill and injured: the rhetorical significance, but practical irrelevance, of culpability and ability to pay.

@article{Jacoby2001CollectingDF,
  title={Collecting debts from the ill and injured: the rhetorical significance, but practical irrelevance, of culpability and ability to pay.},
  author={Melissa B. Jacoby},
  journal={The American University law review},
  year={2001},
  volume={51 2},
  pages={
          229-71
        }
}
  • M. Jacoby
  • Published 1 December 2001
  • Economics, Medicine
  • The American University law review
Introduction 230 I. Bankruptcy Filings of the Ill and Injured 233 A. Medical-Related Bankruptcy Generally 233 B. Medical-Related Chapter 13 Filings; The New Data ........237 II. A Traditional Analysis of the Medical-Related Chapter 13 Findings 239 A. The Centrality of the Discharge for the “Honest and Unfortunate” 239 B. Why Chapter 13 is a Risky Form of Bankruptcy, According to the Traditional View, for Debtors With Low Culpability and Weak Repayment Prospects 241 C. Medical-Related Filers… Expand
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