How JustAnswer Works:
  • Ask an Expert
    Experts are full of valuable knowledge and are ready to help with any question. Credentials confirmed by a Fortune 500 verification firm.
  • Get a Professional Answer
    Via email, text message, or notification as you wait on our site.
    Ask follow up questions if you need to.
  • 100% Satisfaction Guarantee
    Rate the answer you receive.
Ask Ellen Your Own Question
Ellen, Attorney
Category: Bankruptcy Law
Satisfied Customers: 36714
Experience:  Bankruptcy Lawyer. Experienced.
Type Your Bankruptcy Law Question Here...
Ellen is online now
A new question is answered every 9 seconds

we are currently involved in a chapter 13 bankrupcty, we have

This answer was rated:

we are currently involved in a chapter 13 bankrupcty, we have been confirmed; recently my husband under went an unnecessary surgery & wants to sue the doctors. Is this a problem?

Since the cause of action (the surgery) arose after the bankruptcy petition was filed, the potential malpractice case would not be considered an asset of the bankruptcy estate. You will want to meet with a malpractice lawyer to commence your action.
Ellen and 4 other Bankruptcy Law Specialists are ready to help you

Related Bankruptcy Law Questions