Best Practices for Communicating With Lien Holders, Reducing, and Documenting Liens
Dealing with liens is a big part of the personal injury paralegal's job. Before a case can be closed, you need to verify liens, communicate with lien holders, secure reductions, and document everything - often while juggling other tasks and cases. Are you being thorough? This program will break down the lien resolution process into manageable steps so you can stay organized, minimize hassle, and avoid oversights. Register today!
Prevent unpleasant surprises by doing a comprehensive search for any potential liens.
Learn how to get lien claimants to work with you on reductions.
Protect clients, your attorney, and yourself with impeccable documentation and recordkeeping.
Who Should Attend
This intermediate level course will provide attendees with guidance on handling liens in auto injury cases. Those who should attend include:
Legal Support Staff
Types of Liens: Med Pay/PIP, Hospital Liens, ERISA/Health Insurance, etc.
Medicare Liens and Set Asides
Reviewing Bills and Payment Histories - Any Liens or Subrogation Interests?
Policy Language - What to Look for
Communicating With Each Lien Claimant
Preparing and Responding to Lien Letters
Assessing Claims for Errors and Unrelated or Unreasonable Charges
Settlement Language and Releases When Liens Are Involved
This program meets the California MCLE Paralegal requirement as specified in Business and Professions Code Section 6450(d).
DE Certified Paralegal Program
This course will qualify for 1.0 DCP CLE credit hours, including 0.0 DCP ethics credit hour, toward the eligibility requirements of the DPA Delaware Certified Paralegal Program.
FL Registered Paralegal
This course will qualify for 1.0 hours of continuing education for paralegals, including 0.0 hour of ethics, toward the eligibility requirements of the Florida Registered Paralegal Program.
IN Paralegal CLE
This course will qualify for 1.0 hours of continuing education for paralegals, including 0.0 hour of ethics, toward the eligibility requirements as a paralegal affiliate member of the Indiana State Bar Association.
MT CLE Credit for Paralegals
Approved for 1.0 hours of CLE credit by the Montana Commission of Continuing Legal Education, including 0.0 hour of ethics.
This seminar meets the requirements of the NALA Certifying Board for 1.0 hours, including 0.0 ethics, of continuing legal education credit required to maintain the CP (Certified Paralegal) credential.
This seminar has been approved by The National Federation of Paralegal Associations, Inc. (NFPA) for 1.0 hours of Continuing Legal Education, including 0.0 hour of ethics.
NC Continuing Paralegal Education
This program has been approved by the North Carolina State Bar Board of Paralegal Certification for continuing paralegal education credit in the amount of 1.0 hours, of which 0.0 hour will also apply in the area of professional responsibility. This course is not sponsored by the Board of Paralegal Certification.
OH Certified Paralegals
This course will qualify for 1.0 hours of continuing education for paralegals, including 0.0 hour of ethics, toward the eligibility requirements of the Ohio State Bar Association Paralegal Certification program.
NM Paralegal Division, State Bar of NM
Approved by the Paralegal Division of the State Bar of New Mexico for 1.0 general and 0.0 ethics (for a total of 1.0 hours CLE).
TX TBLS Paralegal Certification
Civil Trial Law: 1.00Personal Injury Trial Law: 1.00
This course has been approved by the Texas Board of Legal Specialization for certification and recertification continuing legal education for paralegals and legal assistants. Certification areas: Civil Trial Law, Personal Injury Trial Law.
WA Paralegal Association
Approved for 1.0 CLE credits by the Washington State Paralegal Association (WSPA).
AR Arkansas Department of Higher Education
Licensed by the Arkansas Division of Higher Education.
NH Office of Career School Licensing
NBI, Inc. is licensed by the New Hampshire Department of Education Office of Career School Licensing. There are no enrollment prerequisites or admissions requirements for this course, and there is no exam or grading system. Satisfactory progress is based solely on attendance at the course. Credits may not be transferred. All refunds shall be paid within 30 days upon written notification from a student of cancellation or withdrawal. Students receiving benefits from federal programs shall be subject to federal refund policies, rules and regulation. Student complaints should be directed to our office at (800) 930-6182. Upon exhausting all avenues with NBI, Inc. for resolution, students may file a complaint with the Office of Career School Licensing at (603) 271-6443.
AMY H. JOHNSON owns The Angle Solutions LLC, a consulting firm that strategizes with law firms across the country to implement solid practices and improve case values. She has 20 years of experience in the legal field, including time spent as a claims adjuster for a major insurance company early in her career and then transitioning to spend many years as a senior paralegal specializing in catastrophic personal injury, wrongful death, and complex civil litigation. Ms. Johnson is an active member of the NALA affiliate, Charleston Association of Legal Assistants, where she has served as president, NALA liaison, education chair, and parliamentarian. She has been a member of NALA since 2003, and she was appointed to serve on NALA's Continuing Education Council for the 2015-2018 term and NALA's Ethics Committee for the 2018-2019 term. She was honored as AAJ's National Paralegal of the Year in 2017. Ms. Johnson has mentored many paralegals of all levels, and she serves on the Trident Technical College Advisory Board for its Paralegal Studies Program. She earned her B.A. degree, cum laude, in history and social studies education from Wake Forest University and graduated as a distinguished scholar with her M.S. degree in organizational leadership from Colorado State University.
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