Bankruptcy Lawyers Warn of Student-Loan 'Debt Bomb'

In the survey of 860 bankruptcy lawyers, four out of five respondents reported a "significant" or "somewhat significant" increase in potential clients with student-loan debt; nearly two out of five said they had seen their potential student-loan-client caseloads jump by 25 to 50 percent in the past three or four years, and about a quarter had seen caseloads jump by more than 50 percent. Bankruptcy Lawyers Warn of Student-Loan 'Debt Bomb'