lien resolution

A MASSIVE Lien Resolution Increases Settlement for Plaintiff MASSIVE increases settlement and reduced liens by $1,500,000 for a motorcycle rider from Nassau County, New York. The 19 year old plaintiff was involved in an accident near a bridge within an unmarked construction zone.  The case settled against the construction company for $4.8 million due to injuries…

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NEWS

The US Attorney’s Office has filed suit against another personal injury law firm for failing to pay a Medicare lien. Previous similar actions have been settled with firms in the northeast and Atlantic coast that ignored liens. This time, the law firm paid something to Medicare, but tried to reduce the lien using improper, non-administrative…

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Medicare Liens are the responsibility of the plaintiff attorney and today, the DOJ is now proving that true as they are watching carefully.  The US Department of Justice announced various settlements with PI firms (all within the last 18 months) including:   $6,600 with Simon & Simon in Philadelphia $28,000 with Rosenbaum & Associates in…

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CMS has maintained Medicare lien minimum recovery thresholds for the fourth straight year. These minimum settlement amount recovery thresholds essentially create a safe harbor for the smallest of settlements (except if those settlements are exposure-based injuries). You can find that CMS alert here. Here are some highlights: Plaintiffs need not report settlements less than $750;…

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