Hospital Liens: Factual and Legal Reduction Strategies

February 13, 2020

By: Michael Walrath

Some of the most frustrating and murky issues facing attorneys representing injured clients stem from alleged direct provider “liens” against settlement proceeds. The positions of various state bar associations on these issues, and the …

Lien Existence & Ethics, Redefined

Some of the most frustrating and murky issues facing attorneys representing injured clients stem from alleged “liens” against settlement proceeds. The Florida Bar’s position on these issues, and the limited laws delineating them, have been ever-shifting and evolving.

Ethical Obligation

Hospital Price Transparency Law: Friend or Foe?

Michael Walrath, J.D.

Plaintiff lawyers and injury victims are often required to resolve hospital liens and debts which arise from an injury caused by the negligence of another. These hospital charges attach to a plaintiff’s settlement proceeds in most states.…

TOP 50 MOST UNREASONABLE HOSPITAL LIENS

Increasingly trial attorneys are discovering that settlement of a personal injury or wrongful death claim with the tortfeasor can be the beginning not the end of negotiations or even litigation. Once settlement funds are received, the often-protracted lien resolution process …