Negotiating Tips for Hospital Liens

Continuing our series on how to approach liens in personal injury cases and how to negotiate the different types of lien claims that arise in personal injury cases, we now address negotiating hospital lien claims.

Hospital lien claims generally arise because your client received emergency care at a hospital following their accident, and your client did not have insurance to pay for the hospital treatment, your client’s health insurance covers part of the hospital bill but not all of it, or the hospital learns that a third party is responsible and refuses to submit the bill to your client’s insurer.