2019 November

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Articles in this issue:
Lien management when there is both a workers’ comp and civil case

Lien management when there is both a workers’ comp and civil case

When a third-party tortfeasor action is coupled with a workers’ comp case, the complexity and dynamics of handling the lien can change dramatically

Brian S. Letofsky

2019 November


ERISA liens and self-funded plans

How to deal with “hired-gun” subrogation companies when the ERISA plan is self-funded by a large company

Teresa Kenyon
Brandon Kahan

2019 November


Resolving original Medicare’s lien rights

A review of steps to be taken prior to settlement to determine original Medicare’s entitlement to reimbursement

Natt Reifler

2019 November


Medicare Advantage lien claims: The other Medicare lien

Medicare Advantage lien claims: The other Medicare lien

A Medicare Advantage lien claim is as powerful as a lien claim by Medicare

Michael S. Fields

2019 November


The nuts and bolts of Medi-Cal liens

The nuts and bolts of Medi-Cal liens

The Medicaid program has very specific rules about reimbursement of its expenses by a third-party tortfeasor

James West

2019 November


Med-pay lien claims

A look at the language in a med-pay contract and its interplay with the “common fund” and “made whole” doctrines

Sergio Julian Puche

2019 November


Independent medical providers: To lien, or not to lien?

Avoiding the ethical and legal pitfalls of independent medical-provider liens

Alyssa Kim Schabloski

2019 November


Appellate Reports

Defendant claims excessive verdict and that plaintiff counsel improperly pre-conditioned and engaged the passions of the jury, but Court affirms wrongful death awards totaling $45 million

Jeffrey I. Ehrlich

2019 November


Visual communication in the courtroom

When it comes to presentations such as Powerpoint, less is more says Brian Panish

Stuart Zanville

2019 November


CAALA Vegas by the numbers

The numbers were incredible, but so too was the work done behind the scenes

Shawn McCann

2019 November


Dealing with hospital liens

Dealing with hospital liens

The Hospital Lien Act, Civil Code sections 3045.1-3045.6, including a checklist for negotiating HLA liens

Bruce Brusavich

2019 November

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