Q: PI case in California. Can a medical provider (lien holder) turn remaining balance due to collections?
PI case in California. Plaintiff received settlement. No Medical insurance used for any injury treatments. All were on liens.
Can a medical provider (lien holder) demand more money from the client/plaintiff and turn over any remaining balance due to collections if they are not satisfied with the amount of payment they would receive from the lawsuit settlement (distributed by the Attorney's office) and do not agree to the equal pro rata as set by the Attorney?
What are the rights of the client in this case to prevent possibility of collections?
Will the client/plaintiff have to pay any remaining balance due?
A: It is very hard if not impossible to answer your question with the limited amount of information. If you have an attorney - what are they telling you? Medical liens are a very complicated area of law with many variables including how obtained and what type of medical insurance you had.
A: Why are you asking for advice on a public forum if you are represented by counsel? Ask your attorney.
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