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Defendants, Beware The “Super Lien”!

In days past, settlement of a claim was a straightforward affair.  The claimant signed a release of all claims and the defendant paid the agreed upon amount. Over time, the settlement process became more complicated.  Claimants would sign agreements with medical providers that deferred payment for the treatment rendered, so long as the claimant would pay the provider out of the settlement proceeds.  But normally, the complications created by these liens were problems to be dealt with by the … [Read more...]