Motions to Expect from Defense Counsel in a Nursing Home Negligence Case

It is essential that plaintiff’s attorneys are aware of the motions defense counsel will bring to delay and distract the case from moving forward. The two most common motions are a motion to dismiss and a motion for protective order. Plaintiff’s counsel must remember that just because the defendants file these motions does not mean they will succeed. Often times, …

Medicare Liens

Many factors can influence the amount of a recovery in a nursing home negligence suit including how the plaintiff paid for his or her care.  Specifically, a plaintiff’s award is an award that may be subject to a Medicare Lien that allows Medicare to take a portion of any judgment as reimbursement. Medicare Liens are a result of federal law. …