Preparing for the ERISA Lien Battle

February 11, 2021

Teresa Kenyon, Esq.

The dreaded ERISA lien. The vendors representing ERISA self-funded health plans’ interests certainly want you to believe that it must be reimbursed in full. They will cite the US Airways v McCutchen case, tell …

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 …

Handling Medical Liens in a Post-Montanile World, Tackle Head On

Teresa S. Kenyon

A fleeting memory of Montanile may have plaintiff attorneys encouraging injured parties to quickly spend their settlement funds thereby avoiding the lien asserted by their health plan. This would be a false narrative that could prove to …