An Example of How a Jury is used to Protect Medicare’s Interest

Alexander v. Laborde,et. al., Court of Appeal of Louisiana, Third Circuit. (2012) Many times we are asked about protecting Medicare’s interest in a trial setting.  The defendant is usually concerned about exposure after being required to pay over a lump sum to the...

Liability Medicare Set-Aside Arrangements – What to Believe?

An article recently published in The Brief (Fall 2012), within the Tort Trial & Insurance Practice Section of the American Bar Association, may lead the reader to draw the wrong conclusion about how to protect Medicare’s interest when settling a general liability...

Finke v. Hunter’s View- Protecting Medicare’s Interests

Finke v. Hunter’s View, 2009 U.S. dist. LEXIS 126830 (U.S. Dist. Court for Dist. of Minnesota, 5th Division) Facts:  Claimant was paralyzed when he fell from a ladder.  He sued the manufacturer (including the purported retailer) for defective design.  The case settled...