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

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