Business bankruptcies on the rise in region

Federal Chapter 7 and Chapter 11 are the most common types of federal bankruptcy filings for businesses. Business bankruptcy filings have steadily increased in the Milwaukee-based Eastern District of Wisconsin Bankruptcy Court over the past three years.

 

2007
2008
2009
 

 
 
(through June)
Chapter 7

3,783
5,388
7,339
Chapter 11

5
6
60

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