Michigan Plaintiff’s Private Lien Waived

A Michigan woman sustained multiple injuries from a motor vehicle accident. Blue Cross Blue Shield alleged a $33,256 lien against the settlement. One of MASSIVE’s experts, John Buford, Single Event Lead Attorney, performed a detailed review of the plan language to determine BCBS’s legal right to any settlement. He found that based on coordination of…

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Mallinckrodt Opioids Lien Resolution

MASSIVE has been named as the exclusive Lien Resolution Administrator for Mallinckrodt’s PI Bankruptcy Trust. We previously detailed the lien resolution programs we have set up. Outside of those LRPs are dozens of other Medicaid programs, including: Alaska  California  Colorado  Connecticut  Delaware Hawaii  Illinois  Indiana  Kentucky  Louisiana  Maine  Massachusetts  Michigan  Minnesota  Missouri  Montana  Nebraska  New…

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Getting MORE from QSF Admin and Lien Resolution

This guest post was written by Milestone, a qualified settlement fund administration firm that offers in-house, comprehensive settlement planning to trial lawyers and plaintiffs. Below, the Milestone team explains the power attorneys have in selecting the right lien resolution administrator and qualified settlement fund administrator.    Large litigation is complex from day one, and it…

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MASSIVE Success in 50% Reduction of Hospital Lien

MASSIVE’s experts reduced a $132,785.65 hospital lien down to $70,000!   The plaintiff in this case was shot multiple times, leading to significant injuries and surgery. Because he did not have insurance at the time of the shooting, the Parkland Hospital System provided care to him for his injuries totaling over $132,000. It filed a…

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Mallinckrodt Opioid Bankruptcy PI Claimant Trust – What’s Next?

MASSIVE is proud to be the exclusive lien resolution administrator for the Mallinckrodt Opioid Bankruptcy PI Claimant Trust. Our job will be to resolve hundreds of thousands of liens to protect claimant recoveries and future benefits.   What does that mean? MASSIVE’s process will automatically obtain and resolve liens in the following manner:   Rawlings Lien…

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MASSIVE Completely Resolves Medicare Lien for Connecticut Plaintiff

A Connecticut man received a delayed diagnosis of parotid cancer. This is an aggressive form of cancer and can be terminal. However, if caught early, life expectancy can be prolonged with early intervention.   MASSIVE’s experts established that the treatment on his lien was medically necessary for the plaintiff’s cancer care and would have occurred…

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How Many Files Can Medicare Open for One Lawsuit?

Most lien holders have one file for all of an individual plaintiff’s settlements. Medicare can have multiple for each of an individual plaintiff’s settlements.   Medicare’s process has its roots in something called Section 111, or Mandatory Insurer Reporting. That law requires all defendants notify Medicare of payments they make, whether they are paying voluntarily…

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Oklahoma Plaintiff’s Medicare Lien Fully Waived by MASSIVE

MASSIVE ensured an Oklahoma Plaintiff was able to take home her full net settlement despite a Medicare lien that was more than ten times the settlement amount.   The plaintiff was a part of a mass tort Genzyme Hernia Mesh claim. The lien amount was over $100,000 and not part of a global resolution, which…

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California Plaintiff’s Medicare Lien Completely Resolved by MASSIVE

A California man filed a Workers’ Compensation claim for his asbestos-related lung cancer. Medicare issued a $17,089.13 lien after the plaintiff had surgery to remove the cancer.   MASSIVE discovered the $17,089.13 Medicare Lien was for oxygen and oxygen-related equipment that the plaintiff didn’t need or use and we found it wasn’t related to his…

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