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Medicare and Medicaid Liens

Posted in Medicare on Wed October 26, 2011

Recent legislative changes have impacted the settlement of personal injury and workers compensation cases in regards to Medicare and Medicaid. (Medicare is for folks over 65 years old, Medicaid is for folks with low income).

Medicare – Before you can settle a case where Medicare has paid for some or all of the medical bills, you have to obtain a conditional lien letter which gives you an estimate of the amount of bills paid. It can sometimes take months to get this letter.

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Preliminary Information on Condemnation Cases

Posted in Condemnation Cases on

If you or someone you know has recently received a notice or a declaration of taking by the government regarding a portion of your property, there are significant questions you need answered to protect your rights as the homeowner.

1.) Was a Complaint filed for the taking? A complaint is a lawsuit, and in condemnation cases, the plaintiff is usually the government (or entity taking the property) and the defendants are all the “potentially” affected parties of that taking.

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