Overview Of Liens In Personal Injury Cases

WHAT IS A LIEN? A lien is a claim of a right to payment. It is common that liens are asserted in personal injury cases. The “personal injury lien” represents a claim of a right to payment from the proceeds received from any resulting settlement or judgment. Liens in personal injury cases are usually asserted by a medical provider or an insurance carrier. There are two types of liens that may be asserted: (1) Contractual Liens, and (2) Statutory Liens. Provisions for reimbursement are also considered liens, which will also require repayment only if there is a recovery. In contrast, [...]