Archive | October 2012
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The United States District Court of New Jersey recently stated (albeit in an Unpublished Opinion) that Federal Law does not mandate Medicare Set-Asides in a liability context. The question arose in Sipler v. Trans. Am. Trucking Inc. following a general settlement for $225,000. After the verbal settlement the defense attorney attempted to insert language stating: […]
The AAJ sent out an update regarding a case where it is attempting to win a major victory for Medicare beneficiaries. The plaintiffs are using Bradley v. Sebelius to try to convince a probate court to allocate the settlement funds and reduce Medicare’s lien. The AAJ writes, In Bradley, the probate court ordered an apportionment […]