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Cancer Subrogation Claims – Health Insurer Hires Plaintiff’s Firm to Sue Takeda and Eli Lilly for

Posted in Asbestos, Litigation Industry, Mass Tort Bankruptcy, Mass Tort Issues, Subrogation
Subrogation claims and liens of various kinds continue to assert a growing influence on mass tort litigation. In a new example, Blue Cross Blue Shield of Massachusetts hired Thornton & Naumes to file subrogation lawsuits against Takeda and Eli Lilly entities to recover expenses arising from the bladder cancers developed by 32 BSBS policyholders after… Continue Reading

Federal Liens Against Some Tort Settlement Payments – The Medicare, Medicaid, and SCHIP Extension Act of 2007

Posted in Liens, Subrogation
The Medicare, Medicaid, and SCHIP Extension Act of 2007 is prompting lots of concern among tort litigants. The gist is that many but not all parties expecting to pay a tort settlement – to a person eligible for Medicare – must register with the federal government and then report payments to the federal government effective… Continue Reading