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The Ghost of Treatment Past: Phantom Medical Bills, Medical Litigation Funding, and How to Fight Them

Date: June 17, 2020

Time: 12:00PM - 01:00PM

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Attendees will hear from two seasoned trucking attorneys and an experienced medical billing professional with an extensive background in analyzing medical billing procedures and determining the reasonable value of medical services regarding medical funding utilized in personal injury and trucking litigation. Specifically, attendees will hear about the different types of medical funding models (doctors who self-finance, factoring, medical funding companies, etc.), discovery tactics that can be utilized by defense lawyers to obtain relevant and critical medical funding information, and an overview of case law addressing the relevance of medical funding discovery and admissibility of medical funding information at trial. Additionally, attendees will learn examples of questionable billing practices (i.e., overcharging, upcoding, unbundling, etc.) and how billing experts can be utilized to help defense attorneys analyze whether the medical expenses incurred by a plaintiff were reasonable.

Who Should Attend

  • Attorneys practicing in trucking litigation and personal injury defense
  • Transportation and personal injury representatives, specialists, risk managers, brokers, practitioners, and/or claims adjusters who are new to trucking or general litigation and/or who are new to the idea of medical funding
  • Practicing trial lawyers handling trucking litigation, personal injury defense, and/or catastrophic injury cases

What You Will Learn

  • The different types of medical funding models (doctors who self-finance, factoring, medical funding companies, etc.)
  • Discovery tactics that can be utilized by defense lawyers to obtain relevant and critical medical funding information
  • Case law addressing the relevance of medical funding discovery and the admissibility of medical funding information at trial
  • Examples of questionable billing practices (i.e., overcharging, upcoding, unbundling, etc.)
  • How billing experts can be utilized to help defense attorneys analyze whether the medical expenses incurred by a plaintiff in a specific case were reasonable
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Tags: Trucking Law