Subrogation: Piggyback Claims by Health Insurers in Injury Lawsuits

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Injured people bringing lawsuits against whoever caused the harm need to know about "subrogation" claims. These are piggyback claims typically brought by a health insurer, seeking part of whatever the injury victim recovers by way of settlement or judgment against the defendant. This video explains what subrogation is and how lawyers representing plaintiffs can negotiate with the insurer to reduce the subrogation claim. In some states, subrogation is against state law, but careful analysis is needed to figure out if there is a See more +
Injured people bringing lawsuits against whoever caused the harm need to know about "subrogation" claims. These are piggyback claims typically brought by a health insurer, seeking part of whatever the injury victim recovers by way of settlement or judgment against the defendant. This video explains what subrogation is and how lawyers representing plaintiffs can negotiate with the insurer to reduce the subrogation claim. In some states, subrogation is against state law, but careful analysis is needed to figure out if there is a loophole that lets the insurer make the claim despite the state law. This often happens when the insurance policy is governed by the federal ERISA statute. See less -
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