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I was sent this brief "idiot's guide" to dealing with Medicare and thought it was an excellent summary of the process. I've posted it in full, along with the contact information for a company that will help with the lien...I was sent this brief "idiot's guide" to dealing with Medicare and...
A beneficiary who elects this option will be able to resolve Medicare's recovery claim by paying Medicare 25% of his/her total liability insurance settlement instead of using the traditional recovery process. This means that a beneficiary will know what he/she owes and will be able to immediately...
The North Carolina Supreme Court Historical Society invites you to attend the 20th Annual Meeting and Dinner on Thursday, October 27, 2011. The dinner will be at the Carolina Country Club, 2500 Glenwood Avenue, in Raleigh, North Carolina. The reception starts at 6:00 PM and dinner starts at 7:00...
NC Senate Bill 33 and Loss of Liberty: How the NC GOP rolls back 235 years of independence and makes big PHARMA the new "King"
Two Hundred and Thirty-five years ago to the day, North Carolina was the first of the Colonies to authorize its delegates to declare independence from Great Britain. So how is this relevant to "tort reform" and the pending legislation called Senate Bill 33 in the North Carolina House? Well, this...
Rhino says collateral source is out of bill. Punitives clarified that no attorney fees will be paid on punitive 75% paid to state. 2.3a. Med mal changed from 250 per defendant to 500k total not per defendant. Change page 7...Rhino says collateral source is out of bill. Punitives clarified that no...
"Tort Reform." The NC legislators who have bought into the corporate lobbyist's money agenda in Senate Bill 33 would gladly sacrifice the liberty of the citizens at the throne of the new "King": international pharmeceutical corporations and insurance companies.The North Carolina Legislature is...
Will NC be the worst state for manufacturers? The unintended consequence of HB 542: Destroys insurance and business subrogation for losses from product fauilure
North Carolina House Bill 542 destroys the right of a NC manufacturer and their insurance company to subrogate on catastrophic losses caused by defective products. This hurts manufacturing, business, and insurance interests in North Carolina. Why would a manufacturer choose North Carolina over 49...
If North Carolina House bill 542 passes, and gives amnesty to corporations that kill people, we'll need to change the "welcome signs" on all of our interstate highways. Some suggestions.If North Carolina House bill 542 passes, and gives amnesty to corporations that kill people, we'll need to...
The North Carolina House introduced House Bill 542 on March 30. This bill grants immunity from suit to any product "regulated" by a State or Federal Agency. This Bill will make NC a dangerous dumping ground for poisonous and defective...The North Carolina House introduced House Bill 542 on...
Next meeting will be 11 am next thursdday. Amendments must be submitted to clerk by Wednesday if next week. No comments from members.Next meeting will be 11 am next thursdday. Amendments must be submitted to clerk by Wednesday if next week. No comments from members.