Can a creditor sue for unsecured debt?

* An unsecured debt, generally, is a debt that is not backed by collateral. For instance a car loan is secured by the security interest the lender has in the car. A credit card which is not backed by collateral is not secured by collateral therefore it is an unsecured debt. Generally, yes a creditor can sue for unsecured debt, the creditor just doesn't have any interest in the good that formed the basis of the loan.