Settlement of Workers Compensation (“WC”) Claim when Medicare’s Interests are in issue:

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The following is an outline of considerations with regard to the receipt of Medicare benefits by workers compensation claimants pre- and post-settlement. The Centers for Medical and Medicare Services (“CMS”) and Medicare Secondary Payer (MSP) rules for workers compensation claimants who are (or become) eligible for Medicare benefits can be simplified as follows: 1. If

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Worker disabled from 2 causes can still win case

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An ABRAMS LANDAU client who was partially disabled after back surgery relocated to California from Maryland. She then had a brain aneurysm which rendered her totally disabled. When the Insurance Company tried to cut off her benefits, the Workers Compensation Commission ruled in favor of the employee. The Commission found that as she was disabled

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New Jersey dog attacks police officer and postman

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This summer, we had animal-attack cases pending in courts in Virginia, New Jersey, and Connecticut. At trial in a dog-attack case in New Jersey, we were able to convince the trial judge to allow evidence of prior and subsequent attacks on others in the neighborhood, despite strict liability statute and case law that said such

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Herndon lawyer, Doug Landau launches Personal Injury Blog

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Herndon lawyer, Doug Landau launches Personal Injury Blog. For years, Landau has been alerting clients to trends, articles of interest and even serving as a “one man clipping service.”  Starting this Fall, the Landau Law Shop will take updating clients, referral sources and  other professionals to a whole new level.  Herndon “Super Lawyer” Doug Landau will post

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