Q: Can a doctor or hospital Sue you for an unpaid amount for emergency surgery?
My brother-in-law recently had emergency to gallbladder surgery. He did not have insurance at the time of surgery injury and still does not have insurance because his employer does not offer it. He is being summoned to court and also threatened and to lose his Personal property and possessions , for a bill over $80000 unpaid. How can he protect himself from this? And is this legal?
A: Of course, happens all the time. He could probably protect himself by filing for bankruptcy protection.
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