Success in Reducing Challenging Medicare Lien

The claimant in this case was a victim of sexual abuse decades ago, which resulted in psychological injuries that totaled $962,580.66 in liens.   Due to the recent change in the statute of limitations for sexual misconduct cases, the law firm pursued a recovery for their client with no time limitations for this trauma. However,…

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Self-Funded ERISA Plan Lien Reduced by 87%

A Pennsylvania mother was badly hurt in a motor vehicle accident, which resulted in her baby’s premature birth. The child had significant injuries that totaled $222,792.52 in liens. Because this was a self-funded ERISA plan, it would be difficult to argue for reductions because of the strong plan language.   John Buford, Single Event Lead…

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MASSIVE Increased Settlement by $110k with Medical Cost Projection

Recently, a worker’s compensation firm asked us to review one of their cases. Their plaintiff required a shoulder replacement. The defense initially offered $100,000 based almost entirely on past medical bills.   Our nurse reviewed the documentation and created a Medical Cost Projection that accurately projected the cost for surgery, recovery, follow-up, and all related…

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Medicare Lien Reduced by 99%

Medicare Lien Reduced by 99%

An Arkansas woman sustained injuries to her eye after using the Beovu eye injection from Novartis. The plaintiff ended up with a $75,388.62 Medicare lien.   Patricia Stalnaker, Lead Lien Resolution Manager, and the Mass Tort team at MASSIVE reviewed the documentation and saw that a good portion of the treatments were for “age-related macular…

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Success in Reducing Difficult Self-Funded ERISA Plan Lien

Medical malpractice cases where the injuries may alter their life but not necessarily result in constant treatment are difficult to prove the future medicals and distinguish pain and suffering. Recently, one of our firms represented a Pennsylvania man who suffered from an MRSA infection due to medical malpractice. As a result, he totaled $661,769.86 in…

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Medicare Lien Reduced to $0

MASSIVE Reduced Medicare Lien to $0!

A Michigan woman sustained multiple injuries from a motor vehicle accident and built up a Medicare lien of over $15,000.   John Buford, Single Event Lead Attorney at MASSIVE, reviewed the ICD codes provided by Medicare and found they included an unrelated injury in the lien amount. After obtaining the necessary documents to back his…

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MASSIVE Reduces Medicare Lien by over 93%

MASSIVE Reduces Medicare Lien by over 93%

A Texas woman developed pressure sores due to nursing home negligence. The plaintiff also had previous health ailments that were unrelated to the negligence. During her time in the hospital, she built up a total of $297,357.16 in Medicare liens.   After reviewing the case, Christina Sanalitro, Senior Lien Negotiator at MASSIVE, was able to…

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$229k Private Lien Completely Waived for Mass Tort Claimant

A Florida client developed lung cancer from asbestos and totaled a private healthcare lien of $229,037.41.   Andre DePalma, Lien Negotiation Specialist, and Chelsea Wales, Lien Resolution Manager at MASSIVE reviewed the case and saw that the copays and deductible alone were already half of the net settlement. This lien holder is notoriously stubborn in…

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MASSIVE’s Mass Tort Team Disputed a $1M Private Lien to $0

The prescription drug Uloric caused a stroke for a New Jersey client. Like other patients that used this drug, this patient was elderly and suffered from multiple, unrelated health issues including heart problems, and needed surgery. The plan claimed that the surgery and follow up treatment was related to the Uloric case. As a result,…

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Private Insurance Lien Waived after Persistent Arguments

A Michigan man sustained injuries from a motor vehicle accident and built up $19,127.53 in private healthcare liens. MASSIVE’s experts John Buford, Single Event Lead Attorney, and Ilayda Kartum, Senior Lien Resolution Manager, reviewed the plan language and confirmed the plan only had rights to recover from any settlement that included medical bills. This settlement…

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