Bankruptcies for the second quarter of the year rose from the same period of last year and from the first quarter of this year. In total, there were 381,073 bankruptcy filings by both consumers and businesses throughout the nation.
The second quarter filings were a 15% increase from first quarter filings in 2009 and a 38% increase from the second quarter of 2008. The quarter also saw the largest number of business filings since 1993 with 16,000.
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