U. S. Airways, Inc. v. McCutchen Decision Impacts Personal Injury Cases
It appears health insurance companies are going to become increasingly difficult to deal with in personal injury cases caused by negligent actions where they have the right to a lien. The Supreme Court of the United States handed down a very unfavorable opinion for plaintiff’s personal injury attorneys in the Case of U.S. Airways, Inc. v. McCutchen. Depending on the type of healthcare plan an individual has with their employer all medical bills that are the result of injuries caused by the negligence of another may now have to be repaid. This decision will certainly make dealing with healthcare lienholders more complex and presents many obstacles for those who are injured as the result of another’s carelessness and are pursuing a claim against the person that injured them.
The attorneys at Freeburn & Hamilton are ahead of the game in implementing strategies with personal injury cases and working professionally with health insurance companies in order to obtain the best result for their clients. Our attorneys are available to discuss you case 24/7. We can meet with you at one of our offices located throughout Central Pennsylvania, at your home or hospital. Our offices are conveniently located in Harrisburg, Lebanon, Gettysburg, Carlisle, Camp Hill, Lewistown, Mifflintown, and Huntingdon.
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