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Texas Comp Carrier And Subrogation Attorney Sued For Fraud For Including Case Management Fees In Subrogation Lien

 Tuesday, July 16, 2019

 Matthiesen, Wickert & Lehrer, S.C.

In addition to paying for medical expenses, death benefits, funeral costs and/or indemnity benefits for lost wages resulting from a compensable injury, workers’ compensation insurance carriers also expend considerable dollars for case management costs, medical bill audit fees, rehabilitation benefits, nurse case worker fees, and the like.

They pay significant attorney’s fees on permanency awards and incur other expenses in conjunction with the handling and adjusting of workers’ compensation claims.

Which of these benefits are recoverable in workers’ compensation subrogation remains a point of considerable confusion and contention....
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