The Unregulated New Frontier of Medicare Set-Asides

September 29, 2020

Excerpt from The Art of Settlement

Consider this scenario: you represent a current Medicare beneficiary in a third-party liability case. As part of the workup of the case, you determine the client will need future medical care …

Liability Medicare Set-Asides (LMSAs): Insurance Policy for All

March 12, 2020

B. Josh Pettingill

This article highlights why a Medicare Set-Aside (MSA) should be viewed by all settlement parties as an insurance policy – nothing more, nothing less. Medicare Secondary Payer Compliance is not a scare tactic, nor

Settlement Language Can Make or Break a Workers Compensation Case

B Josh Pettingill

Appropriate settlement language can make a significant impact on the total amount of the workers’ compensation settlement, as well as dollars that the injured worker receives. This brief article will provide plaintiff/applicant attorneys with the requisite settlement …

Evidence Based MSAs (EBMAs): Don’t Accept Blindly

B Josh Pettingill

Evidence Based MSAs (EBMSAs) have taken the workers’ compensation industry by storm the past several years. It is imperative for workers’ compensation attorneys to understand how EBMSAs can impact both the settlement value, as well as your