Scott Waterman in the News
For more than two decades, Bucks County residents who declared bankruptcy could avoid a trip to federal Bankruptcy Court in Center City and instead attend required meetings in the county — an important advantage for financially strapped people who don’t need the added transportation and parking costs.
Housing forecast: Dreary
Analysts expect more foreclosures this year. Less clear: The effect on the rest of the economy.
The worst is yet to come.
That's a sure thing for the housing and mortgage markets this year, say analysts who expect a surge in foreclosures.
Last week, President Obama nominated Richard Cordray, former Ohio state attorney general and current enforcement chief of the Consumer Financial Protection Bureau (CFPB), to lead the newly-created CFPB.
Robert D'Amicodatri had two strokes, complicated by seizures, and rang up $374,741 in charges at Crozer-Chester Medical Center early in 2009.
Three years later, in February, the Delaware County hospital sued him for $241,321, the balance after an insurance policy paid $20,998 and the hospital reduced his bill by $112,422 for a reason it has declined to explain.