Liens in VA Personal Injury and Malpractice Cases: Ethical Considerations

Production Date: October 20, 2015 Practice Areas: Personal Injury and Negligence Estimated Length: 3620 minutes


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In this pertinent program, Lauren Ellerman introduces participants to the ethical duties owed by Virginia lawyers in personal injury cases and in handling, negotiating and advising clients on possible liens. 


She discusses how to determine if a lien exists, the attorney's role in negotiating or fighting the lien, and how the existence of liens can and should affect whether you take the case in the first place. 


Learning Objectives: 

I.     Understand when significant liens make a case not worth pursuing 

II.    Advise clients about the existence and role of potential liens 

III.   Handle and negotiate Medicare, Medicaid, ERISA, TRICARE and other liens 

IV.   Grasp ethical duties as to how attorneys should handle liens with defense counsel and third parties

Maria P.
Manassas, VA

Fantastic! Thanks.

Nathaniel F.

Excellent overview good practical ethical suggestions.

joseph d.

very helpful

Antoine M.
frederick, MD

Attorney gave excellent presentation, good advice

Neal R.
Williamsburg, VA

Excellent presentation--things not generally thought of.

Cara T.
Huntersville, NC

This program was excellent - substantive and organized. Best so far.

Carrol C.
Boones Mill, VA

Excellent speaker.

Cynthia L.
Belleville, ON

Pragmatic Advice

Stacey W.
Triangle, VA

excellent course. Great presenter.

Robert W.
Arlington, VA


Donald G.
Henrico, VA


Guion H. W.
Norfolk, VA

Great presentation by an expert.

Richard C.
Virginia Beach, VA

One of the best.

T. O.
Alexandria, VA

Very good program.

Frederick N.
Star Tannery, VA

Practical and sensible. Good job.

Shelley R.
Chesterfield, VA

speaker was very sharp and well informed. great presentation

Dana C.
Lovettsville, VA

Found that it contained a lot of practical knowledge - very helpful!

Gregory M.
Forest, VA

Well presented.

William H.
Washington, DC

This was a great presentation on this subject.

Kimberly H.
Glen Allen, VA

She was a terrific presenter!

Mary H.
Arlington, VA

Lauren Ellerman is an excellent presenter - knowledgeable, efficient, easy to listen to and thorough.

Thomas T.
Fredericksburg, VA

Speaker was excellent at holding interest.