10 Largest U.S. Bankruptcies Filed Since 1980

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Company Date Filed Assets
WorldCom, Inc. July 21, 2002 $103.9 billion
Enron Corp. Dec. 2, 2001 $63.4 billion
Conseco, Inc. Dec. 18, 2002 $61.4 billion
Texaco, Inc. April 12, 1987 $35.9 billion
Financial Corp. of America Sept. 9, 1988 $33.9 billion
Global Crossing Ltd. Jan. 28, 2002 $30.2 billion
UAL Corp. Dec. 9, 2002 $25.2 billion
Adelphia Communications Corp. June 25, 2002 $21.5 billion
Pacific Gas and Electric Co. April 6, 2001 $21.5 billion
MCorp March 31, 1989 $20.2 billion
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