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Lien Legal Definition

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Lien legal definition: A lien is defined as a charge against real or personal property to satisfy a debt of duty. Liens are generally the result of a court action. In personal injury actions, several parties can file a lien against an eventual settlement in the case.

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Entities that routinely file liens in personal injury actions include:

  • Healthcare providers
  • Health insurers
  • Car accident insurers
  • Medicaid
  • Medicare

Rules related to liens are handled at the state level. If you’re involved in a personal injury lawsuit, it’s important to understand how liens by a third party could impact an eventual settlement or legal award.

 

Sources:

https://www.alllaw.com/articles/nolo/personal-injury/liens-against-accident-settlement.html

 

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