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Medical Liens Explained

A medical lien is a common term in auto accident and personal injury cases. It is the amount of money you have to pay back to the organization that paid your medical bills. In some cases that will be a government organization like Medi-Cal or Medicare, in other situations it may be your health insurance. Why do you have to pay money back? Well, the basic reasoning is that when you settle a case, part of the money being paid to you is for the medical bills. And if somebody else paid the … [Read More...]

Hit and Run Accidents: Who Pays?

San Diego hit and run accidents are not uncommon. There are many reasons for hit and run accidents. Typically the person is intoxicated, involved in some criminal activity or does not have a license or insurance. Uninsured and underinsured insurance is insurance that you purchase to protect yourself in the event that you are in an auto accident and the at-fault driver either does not have insurance, or does not have enough insurance to pay for your injuries. There are two important issues you … [Read More...]

How Much Does A Lawsuit Cost?

Lawsuit Costs Explained Lawsuits are not cheap. It costs money to file an auto accident or other personal injury lawsuit, and it costs even more money to properly handle a lawsuit. Since personal injury lawyers are often hired using a contingency fee agreement, the costs are almost always advanced on behalf of the client. Because the lawyer has the expertise, the nature and extent of the costs associated with the case are typically solely within the discretion of the lawyer. In other … [Read More...]

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