Enforcing Personal Injury Settlements

 Settlement agreements are common in personal injury accidents.  If you are in a car accident you may be contacted by an insurance company claims adjuster looking to settle the case.  They will take your statement and assign fault to an accident. They will make an offer based on your medical bills and the statement of…

Proving Fault in Auto Accidents

 In the United States if an injured person wants to receive compensatory damages resulting from an accident, they are going to have to establish who was at fault for the accident. Some accidents, like rear-end collisions, are easier to establish fault than others. Other types of accidents, like those involving hit and run accidents and…

Medicaid Liens

 Liens are commonly used in personal injury actions. Liens allow claims to continue while the entity asserting the lien can expect to get a piece of the settlement or judgment. The most common type of lien is a medical lien. Many are from physician’s offices or from hospitals. There are also medical liens from government…

Medical Liens on Personal Injury Claims

 In personal injury settlement claims there can be many lienholders laying claim to an injured person’s settlement. Typically attorneys, hospitals, and medical professionals attach to settlement claims or judgments. In many instances, this can be a positive thing for those who are uninsured, as they can receive medical care for their claim and the medical…