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I'll be honest - no. Personal disability, i.e. inability to earn income does NOT release you from your contract
. It's not fair, but it's the law right now. Your best bet is to come to some kind of an agreement with a amount that is not the full thing if they agree not to litigate. Also keep in mind, even if they get a judgment, collection is a whole another matter. Also, if the apartment was really bad, i.e. hard to live in due to landlord negligence, you may have an out - let me know if that was the case.
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