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Winter is Coming: MSA Issues and Ethical Obligations Facing Plaintiff Lawyers
Published by Louisiana Association for Justice and Delaware Trial Lawyers Association

“Winter is coming.” That three-word statement resonates throughout the Game of Thrones series. It serves both as a reminder for the wary and a warning for the ignorant. Times may be good now, but they will get worse quickly when Winter arrives. Winter in the seven kingdoms meant the arrival of the White Walkers. Winter for plaintiff attorneys handling injury cases involving future medical expenses means the federal government and Liability Medicare Set-aside Arrangements (LMSAs).

Now that Medicare has begun rejecting certain reimbursement claims, directing medical providers to collect from a patient’s LMSA, will that patient be one of your former clients? Will that former client be calling you next? This program will cover the most recent changes coming from the feds on this complex issue and the ethical issues facing plaintiff lawyers today when it comes to LMSAs.

This presentation will provide clear steps for how to best advise your client and empower you to close a file with confidence that you will never receive that phone call from the former client.

John V. Cattie, Jr.
John V. Cattie Jr. is one of the nation’s most well-respected MSP legal scholars. Cattie received his BA from the University of North Carolina and his JD/MBA from Villanova University.

Cattie has personally reviewed or overseen the review of over 10,000 distinct fact patterns. Federal and state court opinions such as Smith v. Marine Terminals of Arkansas, Tye v. Upper Valley Medical Center, and Doe v. Company X cite his analysis favorably. In each case, his client’s future medical...More

Originally Published
November 14, 2017

Program Titles and Supporting Materials
This program contains the following components:
  1. Winter is Coming: MSA Issues and Ethical Obligations Facing Plaintiff Lawyers - Video
  2. Winter is Coming: MSA Issues and Ethical Obligations Facing Plaintiff Lawyers - Paper

How To Attend
Join the self-paced program from your office, home, or hotel room using a computer and high speed internet connection. You may start and stop the program at your convenience, continue where you left off, and review supporting materials as often as you like. Please note: Internet Explorer is no longer a supported browser. We recommend using Google Chrome, Mozilla Firefox or Safari for best results.

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