Posts Tagged ‘subrogation’

Auto Accidents: Understanding Texas Auto Insurance: MEDICAL PAYMENTS COVERAGE

Medical payments, or MedPay, is similar to PIP.  However, MedPay only pays for medical expenses (and not lost earnings).  The other significant difference is that MedPay does have a subrogation interest.  If you’re in a wreck and make a recovery against another party who caused the wreck, then you would have to reimburse your insurance…

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Medicare: A Personal Injury Problem Gets Worse

I’ve written before about my frustrations in dealing with Medicare. When our clients have Medicare, we have to contact Medicare, find out the amounts they paid, and then negotiate reimbursements with them.  This is a painstaking process that involves several steps. First, we notify Medicare that our clients are asserting personal injury claims. Second, the…

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Personal Injury Subrogation Explained

In a topic near and dear to my heart, local attorney Judy Kostura has a very nice editorial in this morning’s Austin American Statesman that discusses, in plain language, the issues concerning personal injury subrogation. Subrogation is a problem in almost all personal injury cases, and it’s something we’ve discussed in the following posts: Personal…

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Personal Injury Law Round-Up #56

It’s been a crazy week here in Austin so this week’s offer is a little slim. I don’t know how Eric Turkewitz has time to pull of the biggest April Fool’s Day joke in the history of the blogosphere, but I’m jealous. I will add that the fierce T-Ball Diamondbacks have their first game tomorrow…

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Personal Injury Subrogation, continued

Last October I wrote about Walmart asserting a subrogation claim against one of its employees who had made a recovery in a personal injury case.  The case is an example of how many cases can become difficult, if not impossible, to resolve because of the subrogation claims. This problem is picking up a little steam…

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Personal Injury Subrogation, continued

Last October I wrote about Walmart asserting a subrogation claim against one of its employees who had made a recovery in a personal injury case.  The case is an example of how many cases can become difficult, if not impossible, to resolve because of the subrogation claims. This problem is picking up a little steam…

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Personal Injury Subrogation In The News

We’ve previously written about the problems of personal injury subrogation and ERISA subrogation. Now, a Minneapolis television station has run a story outlining the problems that a husband has encountered surrounding subrogation in the medical malpractice context. There are two things that are interesting about the story. First, it’s a good background on subgrogation. The…

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