Longmont, CO., Sep 27, 2021 – On September 7, 2021, House Bill 21-1300 recently became Colorado law. The law is beneficial for people who have racked up liens for medical care because of injuries caused by others negligence.
As per the new law, it is important that the victim must be informed of alternate methods of payment, including health insurance and worker’s compensation before a health care provider lien is created.
According to Personal Injury Attorney Edward Smith, “Colorado’s new law attempts to correct injustices and bring the world of medical liens back in line with the overall premise of Colorado personal injury law. Our attorneys will explain the medical treatment options after a personal injury, including medical lien providers”.
Attorney Edward Smith further said, “Medical liens need arises only when injured victim do not have the means to pay their hospital bills while waiting for their cases to settle. Medical lien is not needed in most cases if the injured person has health insurance, or government insurance like Medicare and Medicaid.
Why to Hire an Experienced Personal Injury Attorney
We all know how personal injury cases can be challenging, especially when there are liens involved. An experienced lawyer’s presence always increases the overall recovery to victims and can help you understand what may lie ahead and the best course of action for you. If you have been injured due to another’s negligence, The Law Offices of Edward Smith want to help you. Schedule a free, no-obligation consultation with our Longmont accident attorneys through phone or online.
About The Law Offices of Edward Smith
The Law Offices of Edward Smith has been helping injured victims and their families for over 25 years, and he understands this is an extremely painful and stressful time for you. If you have been injured in an accident or lost a loved one due to someone else's fault, you need an experienced, dedicated attorney to fight for you.