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Waiting for guidance, PI lawyers stymied by Medicare secondary payer process (access required)

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WASHINGTON — Long-awaited regulations governing the way litigants in personal injury cases with future medical bills should reimburse the government for Medicare payments could come as soon as this year. But new rules governing Medicare’s secondary payer system could bring ...

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Medical records proved plaintiff had no prior lumbar injuries – $350,000 Settlement (access required)

Plaintiff’s vehicle was stopped on I-495 when the defendant’s van slammed into the rear of his pickup truck, causing extensive property damage. After receiving treatment at the emergency room later that same day for low back pain, plaintiff began experiencing ...

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Defendant contributed $85K of personal assets to settlement – $385,000 Settlement (access required)

Plaintiff, a 47-year-old auto mechanic and divorced father of one, was riding his motorcycle to work on July 17, 2012. The defendant, a 71-year-old retired father of four, stopped at a stop sign and then pulled out without seeing the ...

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Plaintiff suffered MTBI in tractor-trailer collision – $1,550,000 Settlement (access required)

On March 12, 2011, plaintiff was driving in the right lane on I-64 in Norfolk when the defendants’ tractor-trailer attempted to move from the left lane into the right lane. The truck hit plaintiff’s vehicle in the left rear quarter ...

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Parties in t-bone wreck enter high-low agreement – $42,500 Verdict (access required)

On June 7, 2012, the defendant attempted a left-turn into a shopping center and turned in front of the plaintiff causing a t-bone collision. The defendant testified in her deposition that the plaintiff was speeding. The defendant was given a ...

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