If you get a check payable to a medical provider and yourself, it means that there is a medical lien filed with the insurance company and you will not be able to cash the check witout the signatre of the medical provider. It is always preferable to hire an attorney tp handle gour case. In this instance, your attorney woukd negotiate with the medical provider to reduce the lien. If you have not settle your case yet, get a consultation wioth a PI lawyer and do not sign anything until you talk to your lawyer. Best of luck
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Don't try to resolve a car accident case without a lawyer, or you will only recover a nuisance settlement at best. A personal injury lawyer can negotiate down your medical bills to 5-10 cents on the dollar. Retain a personal injury lawyer with a low contingency fee, less than 305 with no costs deducted, so you are left with the lion's share of the settlement, not your lawyer. Good luck.
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Lots of questions to be answered. Is this a full and final payment of the personal injury claim? Is it just a payment of medical payments benefits? Your friend should talk to an attorney.
PS you start a lawsuit when legal documents, a summons and complaint, are filed in county circuit court (In WI).
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