Posts by Parisima Roshanzamir

HOW TO NEGOTIATE MEDI-CAL AND MEDICARE LIENS

INTRODUCTION You have battled the insurance company and won, but alas you are not done. Before any money can leave your client’s trust account, you have to negotiate the liens. A “lien” is an insurance carrier, a medical provider, or a former attorney’s legal right to repayment. A lien holder’s right to be repaid attaches to the client’s recovery from a settlement or verdict. Liens can present a daunting trap for the inexperienced. There are all sorts of liens out
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Nuts & Bolts For California Tort Law: A quick over view of claims against public entities

INTRODUCTION For most of our nation’s history, sovereign immunity protected the federal and state governments and their employees from being sued. However, as our nation evolved, so did our attitude toward holding the government more accountable for its misdeeds. In 1946, the federal government passed the Federal Tort Claims Act waiving sovereign immunity and allowing suits against the federal government in limited actions. Many states, including California, soon followed. In 1963, the California Legislature adopted the California Claims Act (“CCA”)
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5 Tips To Avoid A Crash: When In Rain

Rain can make it difficult to stay on the roadway, to stop, or every driver’s worst nightmare to avoid a crash! According to the California Highway Patrol, auto accidents increase by over 203% in the rain. This is especially true at the beginning of a rainstorm when roads are dry. When it rains debris like oil, gasoline, and dirt rise on the surface and create a greasy road surface often resulting in slippery roads. We have put together 5 easy
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