Since the recession, a number of nightclubs and restaurants across the country have filed for bankruptcy in recent months, and B.B. King's Blues Club at the Mirage in Las Vegas is now among that list.
If you love books, the news that Borders is close to filing for bankruptcy protection is a mixed blessing.
When churches begin to go bankrupt, it's an obvious sign that the economy is in dire straits. That's exactly what's happening in Florida as many area churches are filing for Chapter 11 bankruptcy.
Due to two separate lawsuits and a change in how professors teach classes, a Florida company that sold student created study guides has filed for bankruptcy.
A major player in Florida's commercial trucking industry quickly filed for bankruptcy last week as an attempt to keep the business moving and produce not rotting in trucks.
A company that provided educational opportunities for children all over the country, with two franchises in Florida, has filed for Chapter 7 bankruptcy protection.
Overall, when looking at bankruptcy filings year-to-date, south Florida is seeing an increase, however, when comparing November's data to October's numbers, there is actually a decrease in the number of filings.
Central Florida, which includes Orlando, reported a slight increase in business bankruptcies, with the bulk coming from Chapter 7 filings.